Diospyros kaki

£2.50

Oriental persimmon. A small tree growing to 6 m (20 ft) high or so in Britain. It bears delicious large edible fruits (persimmons or Sharon fruits) which are borne and ripen in warm summers in Southern Britain; they are astringent until fully ripe. The fruits and bark are used medicinally. Needs a sheltered, hot site and good soil; hardy to about -15°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 4.

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Oriental persimmon. A small tree growing to 6 m (20 ft) high or so in Britain. It bears delicious large edible fruits (persimmons or Sharon fruits) which are borne and ripen in warm summers in Southern Britain; they are astringent until fully ripe. The fruits and bark are used medicinally. Needs a sheltered, hot site and good soil; hardy to about -15°C. Stratification: ND