Posts Tagged ‘persimmon’

Tree Identification (ID complete)

I have four trees in a clump of shrubs with fruit. These are volunteer trees. What is...

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Persimmon

Diospyros spp.Persimmons can be grown throughout the Southeast. Opossums and humans enjoy the fruit each October. Fruit of the native Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) is about the size of a plum. Oriental Persimmons (Diospyros kaki) are larger and have less astringency...

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Persimmon – Remove Bad Taste (Astringency)

Q: Is it possible to remove the bad taste of an unripe persimmon? A: Maybe – but I’ll let you do the taste test after trying these methods, particularly the one that involves burning dung  Taken from a Perdue University...

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Persimmon – American

Q: What kind of fruit tree is this? The fruit looks like little green apples when on the tree.  The tree was there when we moved in and is native, I think, because it grows  at the edge of the...

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