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Persimmon

Diospyros virginiana

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
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
10811 6-12in Step 2 $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Persimmon:

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

Key Characteristics:

Songbirds
Midwest Native
Drought Tolerant
Dry
Average
Height:
35-60 Feet
Spread:
20-35 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4-9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn Indian Cherry; Carolina Buckthorn
Smooth Sumac Smooth Sumac

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Orange
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Icon Legend

Characteristics Key

Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Wet Soil
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing