persimmons remedy - Knowledgebase Question

Cathedral City, Ca
Question by nenerodas
December 29, 2009
what fertilizer do I need to use or what do I need to do to remedy the fruits of my persimmons tree? The fruit is smoothed on the top & wrinkled on the bottom of the fruit. I live in Palm Springs, CA area.

Answer from NGA
December 29, 2009


I'm not sure there is anything wrong with the fruit of your persimmon tree. The skin is naturally smooth until the fruit begins to ripen. At that time it becomes wrinkled. A frost will hasten this process but usually the fruit ripens from the bottom up over a period of a few weeks.

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