Rich in minerals and vitamins, the persimmon was first cultivated in California in the 19th century after a long history in Asia.
Persimmon wood is very heavy and hard. It was once used to make golf clubs.
Persimmon trees can take up to seven years before they produce fruit.
Persimmons are used to make baked goods, such as cookies and breads.
California, January, September, October, November
Serving Size: 1 fruit
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 0.1g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 8.38g||2.79%|
|Dietary Fiber: 0||0%|
|Vitamin A 0%||Vitamin C 27.5%|
|Calcium 0.7%||Iron 3.44%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database