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In late autumn, as the leaves fall from the trees, there are some trees that look as if they are all ready for Christmas, decorated with orange ornaments. These are the kaki, soft and sweet persimmons, which are liked by a select few (from my experience at least, everyone who has a tree is always trying to give them away). But they are pretty.

Kakis are also known as the plaquemine du Japon, plaquemine de Chine, or figue caque.

Fruit and nuts

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by gang2015