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Q.Are these burn spots or a form of a disease ?

Zone 91304 | Anonymous added on October 10, 2020 | Answered

Hello, I live in The San Fernando Valley,Southern California in an area where summer temperatures reach the high 90’s-110. My future persimmons are almost ready to be picked,but I’m noticing some discoloring on the fruit. Is this a reason for concern?

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Answered on October 13, 2020

My best guess is what you're seeing is sunscald. Here's an article that may be helpful: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/28/persimmon-problems-this-fall/

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