Flower Database

Persimmon tree

Basic information
Flower Name
Persimmon tree
Formal Name
Diospyros kaki
柿の木, 柿の木, Persimmon, Kaki Persimmon, Chinese persimmon, kaki
Deciduous trees, and fruit trees
Persimmon tree, scientific name:dispyrs kaki , is native to China and is a deciduous tree of the genus Diospyros ,of the department Ebenaceae. it consists of fruit, as takes a number of years. Summer, female areas away from each of three pink flowers bloom and male pale yellow flowers 1. Flower Crown-shaped sepals and 4 petals. One is pistil stigma four separate pistil. Fall, Orange fruits have made. When ripe the fruit is immature when small and green, but orange and flesh color will be orange. Shaped like a square, flat and round ones, there are cone-shaped. Persimmon persimmon and astringent. Persimmon persimmon complete and incomplete persimmon Diospyros of is located. Persimmon is intact can be eaten raw. Or, on the other hand, the astringent tannin to pull out after, eat. Persimmons are rich in vitamins and minerals. Nature and fruit-eating to get alcohol and body cool. Persimmon fruit and typical fruits of the fall with pears and grapes and landscapes with hung to dry or dried persimmon is a tradition. To breed typical astringent persimmon fruits of Fuyugaki and Jiro-gaki , Mishirazu, etc. Persimmon tea and persimmon leaf sushi, leaf has a bactericidal effect. Persimmon tannin dye and preservative materials and m bitterness of tannins is. Wood is used in the Japanese-style furniture, alcove, decorative building materials, utensils.
Common name: Persimmon tree, scientific name:Diospyros kaki L., aka: Persimmon , Kaki Persimmon, Chinese persimmon, Place of origin: China: Mainland to warm temperate zone of Kyushu, bark: gray-Brown, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf length: 7-15 cm, leaf margin: entire, Monoecious, flowering where female inflorescence: single terminal inflorescences, male inflorescences: cymes, female form: wide bell-shaped, male star: bell-shaped, female color: pale yellow, male Flower: pink, flowers in May - June, axil, Fruiting period: October - November, the eaten raw fruit: berries, fruit color: Orange, applications: fruit, leaves, dried persimmon persimmon leaf sushi, persimmon tea and preservatives and materials with building materials, furniture, appliances, persimmon: dyes, preservatives,
Detailed information
D. kaki
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Leaf type
Broad elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Orchard
Cream, White
May Jun
1000  ~ 1500  [cm]
2  ~ 2.5