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  • 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
Diospyros - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of DIOSPYROS



Commonly known as: Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon..
oval glossy green leaves which turn yellow orange and purple in autumn. Female plants bear conical yellow fruits
Small £15.00 each
Large £40.00 each
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DIOSPYROS lotus  >

Commonly known as: Date plum.
spreading tree with small red-green flowers and inedible yellow-purple fruits on female plants
£15.00 each

DIOSPYROS virginiana

DIOSPYROS virginiana  >

Commonly known as: North American persimmon, Possum apple.
an elegant tree with rugged bark and good autumn colour
£15.00 each

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