Diospyros virginiana ‘Meadowland’ (standard) Sold Out For Spring 2022

Meadowland Persimmon

Category: Deciduous, Shade Tree | Size: Medium | Hardiness Zones: 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 | Fall Color: Yellow | Growth Rate: Fast | Adaptability: Wet Soil Tolerant, Alkaline Soil Tolerant
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‘Meadowland’ is a beautiful selection of our native Persimmon with large tropical foliage. We are the only knucklehead nursery you ever heard of to grow a cultivar of our native persimmon for ornamental purposes, but at our age we may just be stuck in our ways. ‘Meadowland’ has a nice shade tree habit, attractive foliage, yellow fall color, and was developed for ease of transplanting.

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 9
Foliage: Large, bold and somewhat tropical in appearance
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower: White, small, inconspicuous
Fruit: Tasty and edible but, so far, sparse
Bark: Unique, dark and blocky
Texture: Medium to bold
Shape: Pyramidal in youth; oval to rounded-oval with age
Mature Size: 40-50' tall by 30' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Diospyros virginiana likes moist, well-drained soils; pH adaptable; urban tolerant; heat and drought tolerant; adaptable to low-fertility conditions
Native Habitat: Native to the Eastern US coast and west to Texas