Persimmon trees can grow 15-30' tall, depending on the soil type and conditions. They are widely adaptable to a range of conditions, and have deep and hardy root systems.
Ripe fruits have a saccharin flavor and are excellent dried or eaten fresh. When unripe, fruit is very bitter and astringent. Two trees are required for fruit.
Found natively throughout the Southeast in open fields and dry woodlands.
Leaf: Dark Green
Autumn Foliage: yes
Flower: Flowers 1/2 inch