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Persimmon Diospyros kaki Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Persimmon 
Scientific Name(s): Diospyros kaki 
Common Name(s): Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon, caqui, gamnamu, kaki, kaki del Japón, kaki persimmon, kakibaum, kakipflaume, oriental persimmon, persimmon, pisang kaki, placa minera, rague mine, shi 
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  • 1 to 3 inches in diameter
  • Thin, shiny skin
  • Soft, sweet, orange pulp
  • Temperate
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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