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Diospyros virginianaDiospyros virginianaDiospyros virginiana

common persimmon

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS 1997, PLANTS 1997

Characteristics

Height: 50-75'
Spread: 35-50'
Flowers: Jun.-Jun.; greenish yellow to cream
Fruit: Sept.-Nov.; orange purple; berry
Fall color: yellow or purple

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

open, disturbed areas and deciduous woodlands

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value

Notes

edible fruits



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1210.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004