The Persimmon Army
Get ready for the biggest persimmon harvest that my tree has ever had.
The Persimmon Army has arrived!
This is 220 persimmons. They will be ripe enough to eat in about two
weeks. Then, I will be eating persimmons every few hours through early
This variety of persimmon is called Fuyu.
Fuyu persimmons can be eaten raw in any state of ripeness from crisp
(like an apple) to soft enough to pour. The best time to eat a Fuyu
persimmon is when it just starts turning soft. They have a mild, sweet
When shopping, you likely don't want to buy the other common variety of
persimmons (Hachiya) that are usually cooked.
Persimmons naturally come in biodegradable packaging. The skin is thick
enough that I prefer to peel it.
- Pull off the top
- Slice into halves and remove the core
- Slice into 8 or 12 wedges
- Slice the peel from each wedge