Diospyros virginiana &
Diospyros virginiana &

Diospyros virginiana 'JN5'

Magic Fountain™ Weeping Persimmon

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Magic Fountain Weeping Persimmon is an small attractive native deciduous tree with a cascading crown primarily grown for its edible fall fruit crops.  The glossy rich green foliage turns yellow and orange in fall. The fragrant creamy bell-shaped flowers bloom in springIts large edible fruits are astringent until ripened to golden yellow and has a rich, sweet flavor with a hint of honey when ripe.  Grows best in full sun and rich, moist well-drained soils.  Magic Fountain is self-pollinating and have excellent disease resistance.

Diospyros virginiana is a host plant for several moths, including the Sculptured Moth and Tersa Sphinx Moth, Royal Walnut Moth, and Luna Moth.  The fruits are browsed by various wildlife.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

10’ - 15’

Spread: 

25’ - 35'

Spacing: 

30’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 7

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringFallYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Needs regular watering until established.  It can be susceptible to scale and borers if in dry locations.  Fallen fruit can be messy if not harvested.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group PlantingsBordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardenNaturalized AreasRock GardensPonds and Streams, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Trumpet Vine, SummersweetMock Orange

IMAGES: Photo by Moon's Tree FarmMagic Fountain™ Persimmon, (2) Photoset by Puddin Tain, (1) Diospyros virginiana FS1 30 Oct 2018, (2) Diospyros virginiana FS4 30 Oct 2018, (3) Ivanovych YaroslavПлоди хурми віргінської (Diospyros virginiana)CC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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