Its color is similar to an American persimmon, but the fruit are often larger, and some varieties are conical or acorn shaped.
Meader is an American persimmon, with small to medium sweet orange fruits, 114 to 2 inches in diameter.
One such selection I've made is an American persimmon my partner discovered on the side of Interstate 65 in north-central Alabama, which I've named 'Interstate.
American persimmons ripen through yellow and orange to an orange-red hue, with a bluish blush in a few cultivars, and range in size from as small as a cherry to as large as a small apple.
Both kaki and American persimmons grow slowly, reaching their full size of 60 to 100 feet after a century of growth.
American persimmons tend to be one zone hardier than kakis.
The American Persimmon ranges throughout the eastern half of the United States from the Great Plains to the Atlantic Coast, north to the 40th parallel (Halls, 1981).
We placed the pots in a refrigerator at 4 C for 68 d to cold-stratify the seeds, which is a requirement for the American Persimmon to germinate (Halls, 1981).
I garden near the northern limit of persimmon growing, so I grow an early ripening variety of American persimmon, such as Meader, Pieper, and Szukis.
Many oriental persimmons do not need cross-pollination; most American persimmons do.
I'd love to get hold of some American Persimmon
root to fashion several mauls.
Provitamin A (R-carotene, a-carotene and a- cryptoxanthin) and acid ascorbic content of Japanese and American persimmons
For the Low-maintenance landscape: Fruit/Nut Trees: Pawpaws American Persimmons
, Hazelnuts, Beechnuts, Redbud