The leaves of Diospyros ebenum are simple and distichous-arranged on the twigs.
The leaves are oblong-elliptic with obtuse apex, acute base and entire margins.
They are leathery and coriaceous, glabrous on both sides, dark green coloured above and light-green beneath.
The leaves of Diospyros ebenum are 7-12 cm long and 2.5-4 cm wide with a 0.6-0.8 cm long petiole.
The venation of the leaves is reticulate.