**I LOVE plants that can be neglected and still thrive well!**
****GROWN ON OUR FARM HERE IN TENNESSEE ****
****** GIANT SWEET PERSIMMON *******
The Giant Persimmon produces a large crop of (SOFT BALL SIZE) sweet edible fruit!!! The persimmon is easy to grow with fast growing!
It will grow to a height of about 15ft in the first 5 years.
The tree is drought resistant.
The fruit can be used to make, cornbread and puddings and with honey locust pods, made an alcoholic beverage.
The Giant Persimmon mixed with cornmeal can be brewed into "simmon beer". Vinegar could also be made with this fruit.
The fruit can provide a self feeding fodder crop for livestock. All livestock enjoy the ripe fruit as they fall from the tree. They are also popular with wildlife.
Good fruiting trees can be grown from the seeds. Fruiting begins, and continues for fifty years or more!
Recommended zones for Giant Persimmon Tree:
Zone 7 (-5° to -10°)
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