Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow to MediumMature Height - 35-65'Mature Width - 20-35'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Dioecious, white or greenish-white, May-June.Fruit - Yellowish to pale orange berry ripens after the frost in September/October, lasting into November. The berry is edible, but eating too many fruits together may cause intestinal problems in humans.Leaf - Fall Color - Yellow-green to reddish-purple.Bark - Thick, dark brownish-grey to almost black on older trees, prominently broken to scaly squarish blocks; handsome and easilly recognizable.Other Features - Wood often used for golf club heads, billiard cues, flooring and veneer.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers well drained sandy soils, but will tolerate dry soils, pH adaptable, full sun, does well in cities. Transplant balled and burlaped in the spring for best results.Native Habitat - Conneticuit to Florida, west to Kansas and TexasDiseases and Insects - Blackish leaf spot; Fall webworm may develop.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Persimmon.- Other plants of the family Ebenaceae.- Other plants of the genus Diospyros.- Other plants of the species Diospyros virginiana.