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TerriLynn 65168 246 Persimmons either
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Re: Persimmons
Terri Lynn

Some people predict the winter by looking spilting open the
seed and seeing if it has a spoon or fork design Rumor has
it if the seed show a spoon lots of snow this winter, if a
fork then a milder winter is in store. Have you checked on

Roy Chapin
Re: Persimmons
Hate to break it to you but they are not persimmons,
they are loquat. Actually they look like the gold nugget
variety. persimmons are orange to red and much larger.
the loquat will go from yellow to a light orange.
Note the difference in the leaves too. Actually loquat leaf
tea is very nice and has been used in china for 5000+ years.
I spent 6 years working with then in asia so I get
alittle carried away about loquat which is parhaps one of
the most popular fruit in the world -- except the US.
You can find some other pictures on my site at

Re: Persimmons
I'll vouch for loquats. They are a great fruit. Growing up
we had a two trees in the back yard. Can't say I've seen one
in Georgia. Maybe in Florida...
Re: Persimmons
Im sure you can find them in Ga too. have seen them in NC
and they survive so cold winters in Japan. Myabe you need to
plant one!
I havested a number of them today which get sent to a hotel
take care
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