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Persimmon ripening

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Persimmon ripening

josephsm | Nov 29, 2004 03:43 PM

OK, there is NOTHING more disgusting than biting into an unripe hachiya persimmon. Of course, when ripe, they are pretty darn tasty.

So, how exactly do I know when the thing is totally ripe? Should it have a few black spots? Should it looks really black and rotting?

No black spots at all and just sort of soft? (I have been burned on this before, biting into a disguised unripe part and feeling like my mouth was full of cotton balls for an hour).

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