Monday, June 3, 2013

Pretty Persimmon

I took this photo at work today, it's an American Persimmon flower!  This tree grows in the parking lot at the Conservatory and every year during late fall, the tree graces us with tons of little orange fruit.  These edible fruits are about the size of a ping pong ball and are best enjoyed when soft and mushy.  I have tried persimmon in the past, but it was too astringent for me.  Perhaps I will give one a try again this fall!