The most common variety in the United States is the fuyu persimmon, also called Japanese persimmon, and it looks similar to a slightly flatter orange tomato.The skin is thin and edible like the tomato, but texture is firmer, more like a cantaloupe.
(Courtesy Monroe Organic Farms)
If you goLongmont Farmers Market:
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Lafayette Farmers Market:
Lafayette Florist & Garden Center
Sweet, fragrant, and brimming with juice, melons are the original thirst quencher.Floral-smelling orange-fleshed varieties like cantaloupe, Crenshaw, or Charentais melons pair well with salty cured meat.