About Giant Fuyu Persimmon Tree. This is a very large hybrid of the Fuyu Jiro. The Giant Fuyu also ripens in November and is non-astringent. The fruit is a dark orange color when ripe and has a delicious smooth texture.
Persimmon Recipes | Martha Stewart Living - There are two main varieties of persimmon commercially available in the U.S.: the acorn-shaped Hachiya and the squat, tomato-shaped Fuyu. Persimmons begin appearing in markets in late September and are available through December.