Morris Burton Persimmon Tree

Morris Burton Persimmon Tree

Regular price $124.95 Sale price $109.95 12% off

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  • Family owned farm since 1980
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Introducing the marvelous Morris Burton Persimmon Tree, a true gem for every garden enthusiast out there! Let's spill the juicy details about this amazing tree, so you can start imagining the delightful flavors and stunning beauty it will bring to your landscape.

The Morris Burton Persimmon Tree produces luscious, medium-sized fruits that are simply irresistible. Picture a taste that's like biting into a perfectly ripe peach, mixed with a hint of honey and a touch of apricot. Trust me, your taste buds will be doing a happy dance!

The Morris Burton Persimmon Tree gets tall, making it a fantastic addition to larger landscapes or as a statement tree in your garden. It's like having a tall, fruit-bearing companion that adds a touch of elegance to your outdoor space.

The Morris Burton Persimmon Tree is an astringent variety! When the fruit is firm, it's astringent, which means you'll need to wait patiently for it to ripen and soften before indulging in its juicy, deliciousness.

Morris Burton Persimmon Tree Care 

When it comes to sunlight, this tree thrives in full sun to partial shade. So, find a spot in your garden that receives those warm, golden rays for part of the day, and watch your Morris Burton Persimmon Tree flourish – it'll be happier than a bee in a garden full of flowers!

As for soil, the Morris Burton Persimmon Tree prefers well-drained soil, but it's quite flexible and can tolerate different soil types. Just make sure you give it a cozy bed to lay its roots, with good drainage to prevent waterlogging – because soggy roots aren't a good look for any tree, trust me!

Thinking about growing this beauty in your landscape? It's as easy as pie! Plant your Morris Burton Persimmon Tree in well-drained soil, incorporate some organic matter like compost to give it a nutrient boost, and water it thoroughly. Oh, and don't forget to give it a little pep talk – plants respond so well to encouragement!

The Morris Burton Persimmon Tree brings both delectable flavors and stunning aesthetics to your garden. From its juicy, medium-sized fruits to its graceful stature and easy-care nature, it's a win-win all around. Plant one today and get ready to embark on a fruitful journey of taste and beauty. Happy planting and may your garden be forever blessed with bountiful harvests!


Grow this native tree across the United States in USDA growing zones 5-9. With little maintenance needed to keep it thriving, it is adaptable to most soil sites as long as it’s in full sun with well-draining soil.

It is an important food source for many wildlife including deer, birds, and squirrels. American Persimmon is moderately salt tolerant and a good choice for coastal plantings.

This Female Persimmon tree is specifically picked to pollinate male flowering persimmon trees found in the wild.

The mature tree size is up to 40-60 feet tall but they can get taller in the wild with a 20-25 foot spread. The American Persimmon tree growth rate is moderate, up to 1 foot per year. It does require another fruit tree in the area for cross-pollination.

Recommend 2 trees to cross-pollinate & produce fruit

Apply a slow-release fertilizer in the early spring to help boost growth and fruit production. Prune the tree as desired to maintain shape and size. Maintain a regular watering schedule until the tree is well established. It is drought tolerant once established. The easygoing female persimmon tree has no serious pest or disease problems.

The tree does not ship bare root. It is rooted in its nursery container in soil.

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Botanical Name
Diospyros virginiana 'Morris Burton'

Full Sun

Foliage Color

Flower Color

Mature Width
20-25 ft

Mature Height
40-60 ft

Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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