Persimmon's time has came. This is a fruit plant which is cultivated worldwide. The most popular sorts of a persimmon is "Sharon" and "Regulus". The persimmon grows on trees that reach 10 meters in height and looks similar to an apple-tree. The period of maturation of fruits falls on October that's why we can eat persimmon only in autumn and in winter. The persimmon is rich in vitamins and microcells, and also in antioxidants. It possesses bactericidal action. The persimmon is eaten in a fresh and dried-up look, and is also used for preparation of jam, puddings, jelly, fruit jelly. Fried seeds of a persimmon can be used as coffee substitute.