Persimmon

Mulberry (mulberry) tree up to 20 m and 1 m in diameter, with spherical crown. Fruit – a false drupe white, pink or black, sickly-sweet taste. Learn more at: Elio Moti Sonnenfeld. The fruits are oval, 10-15 mm long, weighing 2 grams mulberry grows wild in large parts of the Caucasus. In mulberry contains about 20% dry matter, including 6,7-11,7% sugar. In the ripe fruit is equal to the amount of pectin and protopektinapo 0.55%. The acidity of ripe fruit does not exceed 0.4% as an opportunity to clean the pillows on the equipment for cleaning cushions and poluzrelyh it is 8 times higher. The ascorbic acid 8-29 mg%. The amount of polyphenol compounds up to 2.5%.

Mulberry fruit is used in the fresh, cook them in syrup, bekmes (artificial honey), candy, jam, syrup. Dry residues after squeezing the juice is used as a substitute for coffee. Chopped dried fruit is added to flour for baking cakes. Leaves Mulberry – good food for caterpillars of the silkworm. The fruit ripens in July – August. Persimmons. Need cleaning pads. An evergreen tree up to 20 meters and a diameter of 50 cm Fruit – mnogognezdovaya berry spherical, oval or more flattened shape.

In the mature form of persimmon acquires a bluish-black. Fruits contain up to 16% sugars (glucose and fructose), 0.4-0.5% acid, pectin, pigments and other substances. Immature fruits have strongly persimmon pronounced tart and astringent taste, as their juice contains large amounts of tannins. Persimmon in our country grows wild in the Caucasus (Lankaran, the Caucasus, Dagestan) and in Central Asia during the restoration. Thus, in Lankaran persimmons forest occupies 10 ha. The fruits used in food industry and medicine. In folk medicine, persimmon juice has long been used in the treatment of gum disease. The bark and leaves of the Caucasian persimmon, containing, respectively, 3.5 and 4.3% tannin, used in paint and leather industries.

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