Diospyros virginiana &
Diospyros virginiana &
Diospyros virginiana &

Magic Fountain™ Weeping Persimmon

Diospyros virginiana 'JN5'

Regular price$1,253.45
  • 15 available.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Guaranteed locally grown
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Magic Fountain Weeping Persimmon is an small attractive native deciduous tree with a cascading crown primarily grown for its edible fall fruit crops.  The glossy rich green foliage turns yellow and orange in fall. The fragrant creamy bell-shaped flowers bloom in springIts large edible fruits are astringent until ripened to golden yellow and has a rich, sweet flavor with a hint of honey when ripe.  Grows best in full sun and rich, moist well-drained soils.  Magic Fountain is self-pollinating and have excellent disease resistance.

Diospyros virginiana is a host plant for several moths, including the Sculptured Moth and Tersa Sphinx Moth, Royal Walnut Moth, and Luna Moth.  The fruits are browsed by various wildlife.




10’ - 15’


25’ - 35'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 7


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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Needs regular watering until established.  It can be susceptible to scale and borers if in dry locations.  Fallen fruit can be messy if not harvested.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group PlantingsBordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardenNaturalized AreasRock GardensPonds and Streams, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Trumpet Vine, SummersweetMock Orange

IMAGES: Photo by Moon's Tree FarmMagic Fountain™ Persimmon, (2) Photoset by Puddin Tain, (1) Diospyros virginiana FS1 30 Oct 2018, (2) Diospyros virginiana FS4 30 Oct 2018, (3) Ivanovych YaroslavПлоди хурми віргінської (Diospyros virginiana)CC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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