Persimmons for California
Charles A. Schroeder
Hilgardia 42(4):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v042n04p7. July 1988.
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.
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