3 in­ter­est­ing facts about per­sim­mons:

NZ Lifestyle Block - - Diy Food -

1 Per­sim­mons share a bit of botan­i­cal mor­phol­ogy with to­ma­toes, be­cause although we don't think of them as such, they in fact are berries. 2 Most va­ri­eties of persimmon are partheno­carpic, which means that the flow­ers do not need crosspol­li­na­tion to produce fruit. Crosspol­li­na­tion is usu­ally not de­sir­able as it re­sults in seeds in the fruit. 3 Per­sim­mons need long warm summers to ripen their fruit.

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