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Genus includes the commercially important persimmon fruit and the timber ebony of which there are solid black and striped variations.
Genus of 475 species of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs found in forests in tropical, subtropical and warm-temperate regions worldwide.
Good to know - grown for attractive habit and fleshy fruits.
Pests & Diseases - under glass, mealy bugs, scale and leaf rollers.
Place of Origin - tropical, sub tropical and warmer temperate zones worldwide.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - for greenhouse use loam based potting - full light
Deciduous - or evergreen trees and shrubs.
Full Sun - shelter from cold drying winds
fertile well drained soil - loamy