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How to store persimmons and make them last  - Persimmons

Use within 2–3 days

How to Store Persimmons

  • Wait Wait

    Persimmons should be kept at room temperature until ripe.

  • Place Place

    Once very ripe, place in a Glad® Food Storage Zipper Bag but do not close.

  • Place Place

    Or, place ripe persimmons in a bowl in the fridge that has been loosely covered with Glad® ClingWrap.

  • Refrigerate Refrigerate

    Keep in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.

Keeps for 10–12 months

How to Freeze  Persimmons

  • Purée Purée

    Purée washed & peeled persimmons. For each quart of purée add 1/8 tsp ascorbic acid (Fruit Fresh) or 1 tbsp lemon juice.

  • Pack Pack

    Pack purée into Freezer Zipper bags or FreezerWare™, sized to fit.

  • Freeze Freeze

    Seal, removing as much air as possible (from bags). Place in the deepest part of the freezer.