Asked by: Wanita Karkampasis
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th February, 2020

Can you give babies persimmon?

Persimmons would be a great addition to your little one's diet around 8-10 months of age. They are not known to be highly allergenic and are tasty and simple to prepare. As always, be sure to consult your pediatrician about introducing foods to your baby!

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Accordingly, can persimmons be poisonous?

Unlike peach and plum seeds, which contain cyanide, the seeds of the persimmon are not poisonous. They can cause inflammation of the small intestine, however, and can cause blockages.

Likewise, what can I do with persimmon fruit? Things to do with persimmons:

  1. In salads (non-astringent types) – Martha Stewart suggests a watercress and hazelnut salad.
  2. In salads (sweet, astringent types) – mix the sweet persimmon with tart pomegranates and bitter endive.
  3. In salads based on pearl barley, quinoa, job's tears, or farro.
  4. In pies (non-astringent types)

Secondly, how do you puree persimmons?


  1. Peel the skin off the persimmons and cut into cubes.
  2. Place the cut persimmon into a food processor and puree until smooth.
  3. Serve.

Can I give my dog persimmon?

Maybe. Persimmons are safe for your dog to eat and are full of vitamins C and A. However, the seeds and pit can cause intestinal blockage leading to various digestive problems. The seeds and pit aren't toxic, and they must be removed if you feed your dog a persimmon.

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