The Queanbeyan Age
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In the Garden | Persimmons and pomegranates

By Diana O'Brien
Updated May 13 2019 - 1:24pm, first published 12:33pm

The globular fruits of the persimmon (Diospyros kaki), which hang like orange-red lanterns in the late autumn landscape, are highly regarded in the Orient, and particularly Japan, where they are often dried to produce a nutritious food.

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