DIOSPYROS

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.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for attractive habit and fleshy fruits.
    Place of origin
    Tropical, sub tropical and warmer temperate zones worldwide.
Diospyros - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of DIOSPYROS

DIOSPYROS kaki

DIOSPYROS kaki

Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon.

oval glossy green leaves which turn yellow orange and purple in autumn. Female plants bear conical yellow fruits

 
Small
£30.00 each 
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Large
£45.00 each 
DIOSPYROS lotus

DIOSPYROS lotus

Date plum

spreading tree with small red-green flowers and inedible yellow-purple fruits on female plants

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£16.50 each 
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Large
£45.00 each 
DIOSPYROS virginiana

DIOSPYROS virginiana

North American persimmon, Possum apple

an elegant tree with rugged bark and good autumn colour

 
£25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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