To promote and preserve the beauty of our community
FEATURED NATIVE TREE: Diospyros virginiana, persimmon
A member of the ebony family, the persimmon is a graceful, slender and smallish shade tree with dark, distinctive furrowed bark and leaves that turn yellow in fall. Female trees have greenish-white flowers that bloom in the spring and develop an edible fruit prized by wildlife. For additional information on growing conditions and habitat, click the button below.