Jerry Lehman -Barbara's Blush Persimmon Description
Barbra's Blush Persimmon is of excellent flavour and size. Barbra's Blush persimmon is rated very high for disease resistance and very high for the quality of fruit. This fruit tree was produced from the famous Lehman breeding program.
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.