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DIOSPYROS virginiana

Commonly known as North American persimmon, Possum apple



An elegant tree with rugged bark and good autumn colour
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£15.00 each

  • Deciduous - alternate, oval leaves 10-15cm (4-6in) long, narrowing at the base. Young leaves are reddish green, turning to glossy, dark-green as they mature and, sometimes, to orange and scarlet in the autumn.
  • Scented flowers
  • Height - 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tree - short, slender trunk with spreading, sometimes pendulous, branches.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - eastern USA.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - loamy.
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