COMMON PERSIMMON

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COMMON PERSIMMON suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Butler, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Escambia, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Macon, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Tuscaloosa, Winston
CALIFORNIA: Mendocino, San Bernardino
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonoke, Madison, Marion, Miller, Mississippi, Monroe, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
CONNECTICUT: New Haven
FLORIDA: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle
IOWA: All counties
GEORGIA: Bartow, Bleckley, Bulloch, Burke, Carroll, Charlton, Chatham, Clarke, Colquitt, Cook, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp, Dade, Decatur, Echols, Elbert, Fannin, Forsyth, Fulton, Grady, Greene, Habersham, Hall, Harris, Hart, Heard, Houston, Jackson, Lowndes, Macon, McIntosh, Morgan, Murray, Newton, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Sumter, Tattnall, Taylor, Tift, Wilcox
INDIANA: Brown, Clark, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, De Kalb, Dubois, Floyd, Greene, Harrison, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Knox, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Orange, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Spencer, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vigo, Washington
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Lawrence, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Mason, Massac, McDonough, Menard, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Tazewell, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson
KENTUCKY: Anderson, Ballard, Barren, Bath, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, Carlisle, Carter, Casey, Christian, Crittenden, Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Garrard, Graves, Hardin, Harlan, Henry, Hickman, Hopkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Laurel, Lee, Lincoln, Livingston, Lyon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mercer, Montgomery, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Ohio, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Todd, Warren
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Douglas, Elk, Ellsworth, Greenwood, Harper, Johnson, Labette, Leavenworth, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Neosho, Riley, Saline, Wabaunsee, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Middlesex
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, La Salle, Lafayette, Lafourche, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Plaquemines, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MISSOURI: Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Butler, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clay, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Miller, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, New Madrid, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Ralls, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wright
MARYLAND: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Bertie, Brunswick, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hoke, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Vance, Wake
MISSISSIPPI: Benton, Bolivar, Choctaw, Clay, DeSoto, Franklin, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lee, Madison, Newton, Noxubee, Perry, Pontotoc, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Smith, Stone, Tishomingo, Union, Washington, Wayne, Winston, Yalobusha, Yazoo
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEBRASKA: All counties
OHIO: Adams, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Clark, Clermont, Coshocton, Crawford, Fairfield, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Hamilton, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Medina, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Ross, Scioto, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton, Washington
NEW YORK: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Snyder, Washington, Westmoreland, York
OKLAHOMA: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Cherokee, Cleveland, Comanche, Delaware, Ellis, Grady, Latimer, Le Flore, Marshall, McCurtain, Murray, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Rogers, Seminole, Tulsa, Washington
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Benton, Blount, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Chester, Claiborne, Cocke, Coffee, Crockett, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fentress, Franklin, Gibson, Grainger, Grundy, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Knox, Lake, Lauderdale, Loudon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Maury, McNairy, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Roane, Rutherford, Scott, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Tipton, Union, Wayne, Weakley, Williamson
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Cherokee, Chesterfield, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Hampton, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, McCormick, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, Williamsburg, York
UTAH: Washington
TEXAS: Anderson, Angelina, Brazos, Brown, Burleson, Chambers, Cherokee, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Falls, Freestone, Galveston, Grayson, Harris, Hemphill, Kaufman, Kendall, La Salle, Lee, Madison, Marion, Milam, Robertson, Walker, Washington, Wood
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jackson, Kanawha, Marion, Mason, McDowell, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Scott, Shenandoah, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, York

Common persimmon belongs to family of ebenaceae plants, its species name is virginiana. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Common persimmon has dark green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Common persimmon booms in late spring.The plant grows in irregular form. Common persimmon is a slow growing plant, a mature Common persimmon can grow up to 55 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 55
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -21 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Winter Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 1200
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : Yes Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : High
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Orange
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 55 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Irregular
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.7 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 36 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -21

COMMON PERSIMMON GALLERY

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Larry Allain. USGS NWRC.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 13, 2002.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
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R.A. Howard. Smithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, MA, Weston.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
common persimmon
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MD. 1959.
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E.R. Jackson. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, SC. 1912.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, IN. 1935.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 720. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
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USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.

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