Common name: 
American persimmon

Drought tolerant: No

Habitats: full sun

Edible Uses: fruit, tea

Other Uses: lumber

Flood tolerant: Maybe

Zone hardiness: 5

Family: Ebenaceae

Genus: Diospyros

Physical characteristics: deciduous, flower, tree
Edibility: 
4 - frequently foraged
Cultivation: 
Prefers a light, sandy, well-drained soil, but will grow in rich, southern, bottom lands.
Notes: 
Its mature height can be 60 feet, with branches spreading from 20 to 35 feet and a trunk two feet thick, but it is commonly much shorter in landscapes.
Diospyros virginiana