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Diospyros virginiana Magic Fountain

Diospyros virginiana 'Magic Fountain'

Persimmon

'Magic Fountain' Common Persimmon is an unusual weeping form of one of our native fruit trees, found by Ray Jackson of Tennessee.  Diospyros 'Magic Fountain' is a female form, so it bears round 1" fruits that turn an attractive yellow in late fall.  After the reddish yellow leaves fall, the fruit looks like large crabapples hanging from the branches, and is very attractive to wildlife.  It is edible after several good freezes, but extremely astringent if you make the mistake of trying to eat it earlier.

Height

10 Feet

Spread

10 Feet

Bloom Color

White

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
22 Diospyros virginiana Male #2
0 Diospyros virginiana Magic Fountain #7 30
16 Diospyros virginiana Male #7 4-5'
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Clay Soil Tolerant
Fall Color - Attractive
Food Source for Wildlife
Fragrant - Flower
Fruit - Edible
Fruit - Ornamental
Native
Tree - Ornamental (<30')
Foliage Color
Green
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Soil Conditions
Average
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