How to Store Persimmons

How to Store Persimmons. Keep these "apples of the Orient" fresh and ripe to eat by following these simple steps.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper Bags

  • Paper bags

  • Apples

  • Small Plastic Containers

  • Rum

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Keep ripe persimmons in a plastic bag in refrigerator.