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Date plum

Diospyros lotus

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

6m

5m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Date plum Overview

A spreading deciduous tree native to China. Bears lance-shaped oval or elliptic, glossy dark green leaves and clusters of bell-shaped, green white flowers.

Common problems with Date plum

How to propagate Date plum

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Date plum

Found in parks and orchards.