Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Persimmon orchard

Persimmon orchard

These Fuyu persimmons are ready for picking. In New Zealand, persimmons are harvested in May and June, just after leaf fall. The shoots of the tree are trained over trellis frames to help support the weight of fruit.

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Avocados and persimmons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008