Choose well-shaped persimmons with good coloring. Some blemishing or discoloration of the skin is acceptable and does not affect eating quality. Avoid green or shriveled persimmons or those with broken skins.
Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)
32-36° F/0-2° C
90-98% relative humidity
14 to 21 days.
Accelerated softening of flesh indicates exposure to ethylene. Shriveling may occur when ripe fruit is held too long. Water-soaked spots are a symptom of freeze injury.
Offer Bresaola-wrapped Fuyu persimmon slices on cheese platters.
Tangy, slightly astringent flavor that sweetens as fruit becomes ripe.
Similar to a tomato in texture; the riper the fruit, the softer the consistency.
Pair with cheese, pork, pumpkin, quinoa, rice.
Sharon fruit, tamarillos.
Serving Size 1 cup persimmon (227g) grams
Total Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 42g15%
Dietary Fiber 8g29%
Total Sugars 28g
Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.