Fuyu Persimmon

Fuyu persimmons are native to Japan and China but are now commonly grown in California. Fuyu persimmons are a variety of persimmon with no astringency, with means they are eaten when firm and can be eaten directly out of hand. Fuyus are typically small, round fruit with a yellow-orange to red-orange coloring. Fuyus kept at room temperature will hold for about two to three weeks, gradually softening and sweetening to a ripe stage similar to stringent varieties of persimmons. Fuyus are high in Vitamin A and C, beta-carotene, fiber, and can be added to puddings, cakes or salads.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 (168 g)
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 120
  • Calories from fat: 5
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbs: 31g
    • Fiber: 6g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 70%
  • Vitamin C: 20%
  • Calcium: 2%
  • Iron: 2%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

September-December with peak in November

Also Known As

Ripe fruit should be stored in the refrigerator, and will hold for about a week. Unripe fruit will hold in the refrigerator will hold for about a month.

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