Patience with Persimmons
Pays Off with Big Bucks!
Persimmons are often referred to as Deer Candy being highly attractive for taste and nutrition, dropping from late August thru November depending on variety. As for nutritional composition, the fruits contain 26 to 4 percent sugar and are high in carbohydrates, starches, iron, phosphorous, potassium and vitamin C. They are low in protein, fat, and calcium. They provide a delicious and efficient high energy snack that will help deer build body reserves for winter. Native Ameri