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Diospyros lotus

Family: Ebenaceae

Common names: DATE PLUM, JAPANESE PERSIMMON

Native to: China, Japan, Middle East, South Asia

Plant

Type: tree

Form: erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 82 feet

Max width: 65.6 feet

Flower

brown/black, pink, secondary color present, white/off white, yellow

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Plant features: deciduous

Edible: fruit

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: dry, moderate, regular