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Diospyros lotus

Classification

Order: Ebenales
   Family: Ebenaceae
            Genus: Diospyros
                        Specie: Diospyros lotus

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; edible yellow fruit

Uses: Fruit production Shade tree

Zones: 5-9

Description: This temperate Asian species is rather similar to Diospyros kaki in general appearance but it is ultimately a larger, hardier tree with considerably smaller fruit. It can exceed 50?ft (15?m) tall and is deciduous with leaves up to 5?in (12?cm) long

Growth Habit: Pyramidal habit with spreading branches

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