Persimmon (Nikita)


Available at the Emerson Food Forest

Harvest and Use

  • Harvest in September - October. Pick when the fruit is hard but fully colored light-orange. Let ripen at room temperature in a cool, dry area until they are soft like a tomato.
  • Fruits have a delicate, honey-like flavor.
  • Persimmons can be eaten raw, cooked into pies, cakes, or breads, or made into jams or jellies!