Sweet, delicious are the names of persimmon fruits are rich in health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants that are vital for optimum health. here are many benefits of persimmons. These fruits are low in fat and calories but rich in various vitamins and nutrients, many of which help prevent and fight against disease. Persimmons are also a convenient fruit that can be eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes.
This delicate oriental fruit is native to China. It spread to Japan very long ago and later was introduced to Pakistan.
Pakistani Persimmon commonly known as amlok are rounded fruits weighing approximately 175 g each. They are yellow-orange at harvest time, but turn reddish-orange at maturity. Amlok are grown on grafted trees and harvested by hand. One tree produces an average of 180 kg of fruit. When ripe, their pulp is almost liquefied in consistency. Amlok are moderately sweet and bitter with a pleasantly intense aroma.