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American Persimmon

Diospyros virginiana The American or common persimmon, also called simmon, possumwood, and Florida persimmon is a slow-growing, moderately sized tree native to southeastern North America. The fruit is about 1 to 2 inches in diameter. Unripe fruit, which is high in … Continue reading

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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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Narrowleaf Pawpaw

Narrowleaf Pawpaw (Asimina angustifolia) We all knew the “Pawpaw Patch” song when we were kids.  I remember singing it while running through the woods and fields of Kentucky.  There was a “patch” of the Pawpaw Trees on my Grandpa’s farm. … Continue reading

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