Persimmons -- Ripe

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Persimmons are native to the orient, as well as the United States, depending on the type. Persimmons are ripe when slightly soft and give slightly when gently squeezed.

Choose deep, rich orange fruit that have a lacquer-like gleam to the skin.

Hard persimmons are sour and considered "pucker fruit."

Ripen immature fruit by placing in a paper bag with an apple or banana for several days.

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