Diospyros virginiana

Persimmon

Commonly seen along fencerows, roadsides and field edges, Persimmon is a slow-growing tree that produces small, bell-shaped flowers in spring. After frost, mature persimmon fruits turn orange and taste similar to an apricot. Persimmon fruits are a valuable food source to wildlife.

Slow-growing tree
Interesting bark texture
Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

12542 S3-15 RPM 2 0
1404 03in 0 0
1405 06in 0 0
1406 12in 0 0
1407 18in 0 0
1408 24in 0 0
15331 S3-5 RPM 0 0
16102 03-06in Amped 0 0
16103 06-12in Amped 0 0
16104 12-18in Amped 0 0
16105 18-24in Amped 0 0
1402 S3-3 RPM 2 0
1403 S3-3CG RPM 0 0
16319 48in 0 0

Persimmon Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

35-60 Feet

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Spread:

20-35 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Great Companion Plants for Diospyros virginiana
Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
Smooth Sumac
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Foliage Color
Orange
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)