Persimmon, Wild Form (Diospyros virginiana), packet of 10 seeds, organic
New harvest now in stock.
Family: Ebony (Ebenaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Deciduous, dioecious tree to 30 feet, native to Eastern United States. Fruits are best allowed to ripen to softness on tree before picking. Dried fruits taste like dates. Traditional usage (American Indian, TWM): Diarrhea, internal bleeding. Plant prefers full sun and fast draining soil. Seed is refrigerated and is best planted to cool shade immediately on receipt. Germination can take months. Work up seedlings in deep pots to accomodate the taproot, then transplant to the landscape in second year.
10 seeds per packet, Certified Organically Grown