Diospyros lotus 10 PCS fresh seeds, Date plum persimmon, Caucasian persimmon seed, Lilac persimmon, Fruit tree seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO
Diospyros lotus fresh seeds, Date plum persimmon, Caucasian persimmon seed, Lilac persimmon, Fruit tree seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO (lat. Diospyros lotus).
A plant of the Ebony family (Ebenaceae), a species of the genus Persimmon. A tree 15-30 meters high with bark crumbling during aging.
The leaves are shiny, leathery, oval in shape with a pointed tip, 5-15 cm long and 3-6 cm wide. The flowers are small greenish, appear in June-July.
The fruits are berry-shaped with juicy flesh, yellow when ripe, 1-2 cm in diameter. Seeds with a thin skin and a very hard endosperm.
Caucasian persimmon fruits are edible and contain a lot of sugars, malic acid and vitamins. They are used for food fresh, picked up by frost, more often dried. Drying and freezing destroys their astringency.