Japanese Persimmon makes an attractive shade
tree. It is an accent tree in mixed plantings, where its
colorful fall foliage and fruits stand out against the evergreen
Fruit is edible and tasty, but don't eat it until fully ripe.
Japanese Persimmon is also known as Chinese Persimmon, perhaps
because the use of this plant was first recorded in Chinese
medicine c. AD 720. It has continued to be an accepted cure