Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Persimmons for California

Authors

Kay Ryugo
Charles A. Schroeder
Akira Sugiura
Keizo Yonemori

Publication Information

Hilgardia 42(4):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v042n04p7. July 1988.

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Abstract

Although the name ‘persimmon’ is American, of Algonquian origin, the major cultivars grown commercially in California belong to a species first brought to the United States from Japan in the 1800s. Most of these cultivars have distinct differences in fruit size, shape, and color.

Ryugo K, Schroeder C, Sugiura A, Yonemori K. 1988. Persimmons for California. Hilgardia 42(4):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v042n04p7
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