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Diospyros virginiana 'Prok'

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Family: Ebenaceae (eb-en-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Diospyros (dy-oh-SPY-ros) (Info)
Species: virginiana (vir-jin-ee-AN-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Prok

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive JOHNFREEMAN On Sep 13, 2012, JOHNFREEMAN from Seven Lakes, NC wrote:

claimed straight virginiana, but rumored a v.x kaki cross.fruited this year 2 in. diameter, sweet ripe flesh has flavor and texture of a kaki.native virgnianas here all have mushy flesh when ripe.Delicious.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

West End, North Carolina
Nacogdoches, Texas



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