Persimmon Seeds, North American (Diospyros virginiana)
**Also available in "Your Deluxe Orchard" collection!**
Persimmon, North American (Diospyros virginiana) Deciduous. Zones 5-7. How does one describe a persimmon... Perhaps you could imagine a perfect orb of apricot jelly, solid enough to bite into, yet jelly enough that it drips down your chin... A persimmon is one thing in life you must try for yourself!
Please eat only very ripe fruit as an under ripe Persimmon is very astringent!
This member of the ebony family can reach 50 in height and bears small orange fruit, 1-2 inches in diameter.
*Trees a dioecious and require both female and male trees to set fruit!*
*Germination of 80-95%* North American Persimmon seeds require 60-90 days of cold stratification to germinate.
Each seed packet contains approximately 10 untreated North American Persimmon seeds.
This is a ornamental, fruiting tree variety, adaptable to any home organic garden.