Diospyros kaki L.f.
Ebenaceae
Diospyros kaki (28043 bytes)
A small tree, only for sheltered positions, with dark-green, ovate leaves, in autumn tinged orange or yellow. The small flowers (ca. 2 cm across) are beige, the tomato-like fruits deep-orange. The fruits are until to 10 cm across, very sweet when ripe. They are rarely built outdoor.

Home: China

Other views: Fruit

Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Diospyros kaki by Plants for a future database

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