Japanese persimmon


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Japanese persimmon

n.
See kaki.

Japanese persimmon

n
(Plants) an Asian persimmon tree, Diospyros kaki, with red or orange edible fruit. Also called: kaki
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Noun1.Japanese persimmon - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruitJapanese persimmon - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
persimmon - orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
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Japanese persimmon is useful to USDA Zone 7 (-18 degrees F.
Rooting of hardwood and herbaceous cuttings of japanese persimmon tree cultivars treated with different concentration of indolbutyric acid.
There are hundreds of varieties of persimmons, but the Japanese persimmon (Diospvros kaki) is what we see most in the U.
That birds and ground squirrels enjoy the fruits of my treasured peach and Japanese persimmon trees was already obvious, but I was surprised to discover that other resident trees and shrubs are abundant producers of tiny fruits or berries also favored by birds--cotoneaster, American pepper, and Indian hawthorn to name a few.

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