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31 Oct 2016


Jeff Halevy NBC
Persimmon is a delicious, golden yellow/orange red skinned fruit that are filled with sweet flavor and packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Native of China and Japan, these folks were delivered to the usa within the 1880's and so are most available as 2 types: Hachiya and Fuyu.


Jeff Halevy
Hachiya: makes up about 90% of persimmon fruits and it has an acorn shape. They may be best eaten once they become soft and ripe.



Fuyu: Very popular in Japan, they're a little smaller and sweeter than their counterparts, and is eaten inside their hard or ripened state. They are like flattened tomatoes.



Persimmon trees are easy to grow, but a little challenging to come by. American persimmon trees can simply grow locally, and so are frost...