American Persimmon

American Persimmon

Regular price $25.00 Sale

Diospyros virginiana

Typically  3 - 5 years till harvest from planting        We advise pruning.          Lifespan 50+ years          Pollinator Friendly         Native to North Carolina & cherished by Native American Indians        Adaptable in most soils     These can be male or female but some are self-fertile meaning they have complete flowers.

Male persimmons will have smaller flowers that appear in clusters, while female persimmons will have a single, larger flower. Female persimmons rarely produce pollen so they need a male persimmons to pollinate. Only female persimmons will bear fruit.      

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Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30' + 
Spread 10' - 20'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Winter Dormant
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone

 7 to 9