Common Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

Common Persimmon is a deciduous tree that is best grown in average to dry, well-drained soil but will grow in many different conditions. It tolerates drought, shaded sites, and urban sites. This tree produces an edible fruit that is sweet when ripe in the fall.  The wood of the persimmon is quite hard and smooth and is used for a variety of products such as driver heads for golf clubs. Excellent wildlife and bird habitat for critters in the fall and winter and attracts many native pollinators. Full sun to part shade.

NATIVE RANGE

Common-Persimmon

Map courtesy of USDA-NRCS Plants Database.

Additional information

Scientific Name

Diospyros virginiana

Height

35-60'

Spread

25-35'

Foilage

Dark green

Native To

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