Puckering up for Persimmons

Persimmons are the edible fruit of a number of species of trees in the genus Diospyros in the family Ebenaceae. (In Greek, diospyros means “food of the gods.”) The Diospyros kaki tree is native to Japan, China, Burma and the Himalayas and Khasi Hills of northern India. In China, it grows wild at altitudes up […]