You’ve probably heard a persimmon seed can predict winter weather. I love good weather folklore and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to check this one out for myself. Of course since we are in our first week of October, the results are yet to be confirmed. Thank goodness. I’m not quite ready for winter. Are you?
Before I get to my persimmon seed prediction, let me say, this all came about because I went for a hike yesterday (which I’ll tell you about in a future post). On this hike, we found a certain area filled with persimmon trees. And the trees were absolutely loaded with fruit. I took a few home to do my experiment this morning.
Cutting open a persimmon seed is no easy task. Continue Reading