Hillbilly Vixen Persimmon

  • Rosseyanka flavour but stronger

  • Grows well in UK

  • Excellent Flavour

  • Self Fertile

  • Astringent

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Hillbilly Vixen Persimmon Description

 Vixen is a truly superior persimmon. It consists only of female flowers and is an offspring originating from a Rosseyanka. A cross  between Asian and American Persimmons, combining the best traits of both parents. Fruit tastes like a blend of soft Asian persimmon and ripe native persimmon. Fruits are self fertile, small seedless and texture is fabulous and candy like with a rich persimmon flavour.  Fruits are medium sized. The taste is very good. Winter resistance: -30 ° C.

Commonly called the American persimmon, common persimmon, eastern persimmon, simmon, possumwood, possum apples, or sugar plum. It ranges from southern Connecticut/Long Island to Florida, and west to Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma & Kansas. American persimmon trees are very common in the South Atlantic, Gulf states and especially near the Mississippi River.

American persimmon fruit are round or oval and orange-yellow. They range in size from 2cm to 6cm in diameter and fruits ripen in late fall or early winter.

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