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Japanese Persimmon
Japanese Persimmon

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Zone
Zones 6-9, 14-16, 18-24, 28-33, H1
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Persimmon (Japanese)

Persimmon (Oriental)
Ebenaceae
Deciduous, Edible fruit, Trees

Native to Japan and China. This tree grows 30 ft. tall (or more) and at least as wide. Has a handsome branch pattern and is one of the best fruit trees for ornamental use; makes a good small shade tree or espalier. Leaves are light green when new, maturing to dark green. Foliage turns yellow or orange in fall. After leaves drop brilliant orange-scarlet, sweet fruits emerge.

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