Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fuyu Persimmon

One of my favorite fruits is the Fuyu Persimmon.  My Mother has a beautiful tree that produces a huge crop of Persimmons every September.  The Fuyu is a non-astringent type of Persimmon making it edible both before and after fully … Continue reading

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Sumac Lemonade

(Rhus copallina) This attractive small tree grows all over Florida and at the 40 acre woods. Sumac turns bright red in the fall before losing its leaves.  The flowers are yellow and green and small, in cone-shaped clusters at the … Continue reading

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American Beautyberry

(Callicarpa americana L.) These beautiful berries are growing all around the 40 Acre Woods. They taste a bit bland to me but I still can’t help but eat a handful while taking a walk. The stunning magenta colors of these … Continue reading

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