How to Store Persimmons. Keep these "apples of the Orient" fresh and ripe to eat by following these simple steps.
Things You'll Need
Small Plastic Containers
Let Fuyu persimmons ripen for a week at room temperature, or place with an apple in a paper bag at room temperature and allow a day or two to ripen.
Let Hachiya persimmons ripen for a week at room temperature, or put in a plastic container with a few drops of brandy or rum on the sepals (the green leaves on top of persimmon). Cover and allow a few days to ripen.
Keep ripe persimmons in a plastic bag in refrigerator.