Chocolate PersimmonDiospyros nigraMedium growing rounded deciduous. Small size fruit with oblong shape. Bright red skin with a sweet spicy superb flavored brown flesh. Self-fruitful – Ripe in the fall. Protect Trunk from Sun Burn!Light Needs: Full sun. Watering Needs: Needs regular watering – weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Average Landscape Size: Medium growing. Key Features: Self-fruitful. Blooms: Ripe in the fall.Poisonous: No.