Persimmon (Eng.), Tamatiepruim (Afr.)
Fuyu is a non-astringent variety and can be eaten like an apple before fully ripe. Is has flat fruit that is crunchy when ripe and has a sweet, flavourful taste. Very easy to grow and does well in cool or hot climates. A standard for non-astringent persimmons. Fuyu ripens towards the end of the persimmon season and is the most popular variety in Japan.