[NAFEX] Persimmon "Kitch"
jwraymon at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 6 14:27:28 EST 2006
It's listed as a known cultivar in Quintin Holdeman's
review of the native persimmon although it's not
listed as being seedless.
- john raymond
--- Bassem Samaan <bassem at gardener.com> wrote:
> Is anyone familiar with this variety of american
> persimmon? it's named
> "kitch" It's very late usually starts ripenning in
> november... yesterday
> I visited a friend and we picked dried fruit off of
> it.. I realy enjoyed
> the fruits...They are sweet and has a nice texture.
> I've never picked
> persimmons in january. With other varieties usually
> the fruits fall to
> the ground and really mushy... it's not the case
> with this tree the
> fruits are still sticking to the tree. The fruit is
> about 1.5" long...
> resembling prunes or dates in color and texture..
> and are seedless. I'm
> guessing since it's seedless it's self-fertile..
> Anyone else has this
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