Diospyros virginiana Prairie Star

Diospyros virginiana Prairie Star

Self fertile!

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Item # 26729

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This self fertile fruit tree produces large, sweet, and flavorful fruit! This tree is not bothered by pests or diseases and is perfect for any home orchard. Low maintenance and cold tolerant, this tree is truly a gardeners dream tree! Commonly known as a Persimmon tree, it has glossy dark green leaves which can used to make teas. The wood of this tree is very hard and has previously been used to make different materials!

It is one of the earliest ripening American varieties and is very popular for its firm fruit! It can be grown in all places of the US except the coldest regions. This light orange fruit will fruit will start to bear during it's 2nd or 3rd year after planting. It is not bothered by pests or diseases! To ensure good crops, plant with a male persimmon tree.