The scientific name for the Persimmon Tree means "fruit of the gods" in Greek. The 4" fruit can be eaten fresh, cooked, or dried. It is used in dessert dishes such as pies, cookies, cakes, puddings, salads, & curries. The Persimmon is a delicious sweet juicy fruit!
Name: Persimmon Scientific Name: Diospyros Virginiana Color: Cream - Pink Flowers / Green Leaves That Turn Beautiful Shades of Yellow, Orange, & Red in Fall / Orange Fruit Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost / Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost Bloom Time: Summer Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 Plant Height: 30 - 40 Feet Plant Spacing: 35 Feet Light Requirements: Sun Soil & Water Preferences: Average