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.