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Diospyros - Persimmons

Noted for their fruit and handsome foliage, Diospyros are deciduous trees and shrubs with bold leaves and fleshy, colorful fruit. Resembling tomatoes, the fruit might be round, lobed, flattened, in various shades of red to orange to yellow. Although some kakis can be eaten crisp, most persimmons have a smooth, jelly-like texture and a honey-like sweetness. Beautiful all summer, decorative fruit in the fall, attractive bark in winter, few pests and diseases, little or no pruning required, delicious fruit - Diospyros, means 'fruit of the gods'. A well-deserved name!

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Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu' (Japanese Persimmon)

A highly popular non-astringent variety, Diospyros kaki 'Fuyu' (Japanese Persimmon) is a deciduous tree with a spreading crown clothed in glossy, dark green, oval leaves. They turn yellow, orange or reddish-purple in the fall, creating a glorious display.

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Diospyros kaki 'Jiro' (Japanese Persimmon)

One of the most cold-hardy kaki varieties, Diospyros kaki 'Jiro' (Japanese Persimmon) is a deciduous tree with a spreading crown clothed in glossy, dark green, oval leaves. They turn yellow, orange or reddish-purple in the fall, creating a glorious display.

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Diospyros kaki (Japanese Persimmon)

Long-lived and incredibly beautiful, Diospyros kaki (Japanese Persimmon) is a deciduous tree with a spreading crown clothed in glossy, dark green, oval leaves, 8 in. long (20 cm). They turn yellow, orange or reddish-purple in the fall, creating a glorious display.

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Diospyros virginiana (American Persimmon)

Diospyros virginiana (American Persimmon) is a deciduous tree with a spreading crown and pendulous branches clothed in glossy green, oval leaves, 6 in. long (15 cm). They turn yellow, pink or reddish-purple in the fall, creating a glorious display. In late spring to early summer, fragrant, bell-shaped, yellow flowers are hidden by the half-grown leaves.

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