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Oriental Persimmons (Diospyros kaki) (continued)

Hachiya persimmon is an astrigent variety of persimmon. Acorn in shape and orange/red in color, Hachiya persimmon is usually seedless. Select plump fruit with glossy looking smooth unblemished skin that feels heavy for its size. Hachiya persimmon MUST be eaten when fully … Continue reading

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Oriental Persimmons (Diospyros kaki)

Oriental persimmons are gaining in popularity as more and more people are discovering these delicious and versatile fruits. Native to China, oriental persimmons are also grown in Korea and Japan and was introduced to California in the 1880’s. There are several hundred cultivars … Continue reading

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