Texas persimmon

Tanja Joseph and daughter harvesting Texas persimmons ll
Tanja Joseph and daughter Maya love their native Texas persimmon trees.
Texas persimmon fruits ripe and unripe web
Since her husband discovered the delicious fruits on the trees growing wild on their property, there has been a lot of jelly-making going on!
ripe Texas persimmons web
You know the fruits of native persimmon are ready to eat or preserve when they turn a deep purple.
bee on Texas persimmon flower web
In spring, the bees simply love the white flowers on the female trees.
yummy Texas persimmons webThe big reward for birds and us, like Maya, is when those fruits deliciously ripen in late summer.