Fuyu persimmons are a tomato-shaped fruit that is seasonally available during winter. They are unexpectedly a botanical berry. These fruit have a thin orange skin with a sweet flavor that tastes like a blend of apricot, mango, papaya, and apple with a hint of citrus. Fuyu persimmons will soften as they ripen but can be eaten while hard for their texture.
Uses: Fuyu persimmons will ripen at room temperature. They can be eaten when the fruit is hard but gives slightly or left to ripen until softened. Ripening can be sped up by submerging the fruit in uncooked rice.
Each order of persimmons is roughly 2 lbs.