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Persimmon U-Pick orchards in Coastal Georgia, including the Savannah area in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards for persimmons that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have persimmons orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

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Liberty County

  • Brewer's Christmas Tree-Blueberry Farm - blueberries, muscadine grapes, persimmons, Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Christmas wreaths and boughs, Santa appearances, saws provided, trees tied, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, tractor-pulled hay rides, petting zoo
    1067 Robert Hill Road, Midway, GA 31320. Phone: 912-884-5292. Open: Blueberries Monday to Saturday from 7 AM to 7 PM; Sunday from 1 PM to 7 PM; Persimmons Monday to Saturday, by appointment Christmas Trees Monday to Friday. Directions: From Midway traffic light: 2miles west on US 84 Turn left on Lewis Frasier Road, go 2 miles, right on Dave Williams Road, go 0.2 mile, right on Robert Hill Road to end . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. 23319/Brewer's Christmas Tree-Blueberry Farm 12 Pm to Dark Saturday and Sunday Daylight-Dark Blueberries U-pick June 20 to July 20, Daylight hours $1.50 Per quart, picking buckets provided. Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in June, July, September, November, December. Persimmons (Fuyu) September to October 50 cents each Christmas Trees Friday after Thanksgiving till Christmas 2003 grower of GRAND CHAMPION CHRISTMAS TREE, Georgia State Fair in Perry, Georgia. (UPDATED: November 10, 2022, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on June 26, 2009: "Today (June 26), I made my yearly trip up the coast to pick blueberries at Brewer's. I have been to a few different farms - some a lot closer - but theirs is the best and they are the nicest people, too. They make you feel like you are a friend, not just a customer. In all my 7 years of picking there, I have never seen such huge berries on their bushes!!! They are so full with big, fat, juicy and sweet berries that the limbs are bending down. It took me three hours, but I was able to pick and choose the most perfect fruits. The prices are so reasonable - $7.50 for five quarts. Already I have eaten so many that my tongue is purple/black like a Chow! **I do want to mention for people that haven't been there that the left turn you take to get on Lewis Fraser from Hwy 84 pops up on you very quickly. The road is even kind of angled away from the main road and not marked very well. If you set your odometer from the I-95 underpass, it's approximately 8.6 miles.
    Comments from a visitor on June 3, 2008: "They are still selling blueberries at $1.00 a quart from mid June to mid-July. The man I talked to was exceptionally nice, gave me better directions for driving from my area to his, and called me back to tell me about other U-pick farms that I might want to verify out if we come up there. (It will be a 70 mile drive to their farm.) When I told him I'd be coming with my children, he told me to make sure that they got a chance to feed the sheep and bunnies before they left. Just a very nice man!"
    Comments from a visitor on June 16, 2008: "Mr and Mrs Brewer are just the nicest people! Even though we no longer live in Liberty County, we still make the 3 hour trip each year for our blueberries and Christmas trees. They encourage you to eat as much as you want while picking and will even give you a lesson on the finer points of berry "tickling!" At Christmas time they even have hay rides and visits from Santa for the kids. Their prices are very reasonable and they're always very helpful."

Tattnall County

  • Sweet Georgia Fuyu Persimmons, Georgia Farm Products - No pesticides are used, persimmons, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food, farm animals
    1615 Lilly Lane, Glennville, GA 30427. Phone: (912) 559-1088. Email: Open: re open for U - pick Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 4during our season October to 2nd week of November; Please call ahead as hours May vary due to rain or crop availability. Directions: We are two miles south of downtown Glennville on Highway 301. You can turn onto Lilly Lane spur right after Greater Zachariah Church Road or onto Lilly Lane closer to neighboring Folsom Farms Kitchen. Persimmons are available from the first week of October to the second week of November;. We do not use pesticides on the . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, Venmo.
    Sweet Georgia Fuyu Persimmons, Georgia Farm Products Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: (912) 441-7840. . crops. Click here for our Instagram page. (UPDATED: October 14, 2022)


BUL866 Growing Persimmons in the Inland Northwest and Intermountain West

Persimmon Picking Tips, Recipes and Information

Persimmons, also known as serviceberries or Juneberries, are delicious and nutritious berries native to North America, mostly in the western Canada and northwestern U.S. . These small blue-purple berries grow on shrubs or small trees and have a unique flavor that is often described as a combination of blueberries, raspberries, and almonds. Here's what you need to know about Persimmons, how to use them, when to harvest them, and how to do it:

Flavor and Uses:

Persimmons have a pleasantly sweet and slightly tart taste, making them a versatile ingredient in various culinary creations. They can be enjoyed fresh, added to fruit salads, used in baked goods such as pies, muffins, and tarts, or even incorporated into jams, jellies, and sauces. Persimmon berries also freeze well. They can be substituted for blueberries in recipes.

If you're looking for great, easy to follow recipes to make jam, jelly, freeze or make Persimmon pie from Saksatoons / Juneberries, see these pages:

Harvesting Season:

The exact timing of Persimmon berry harvest can vary depending on your location and climate, but it generally occurs in the summer months. In most regions, you can expect to start harvesting Persimmons from late June to early August. Keep an eye on the berries as they ripen to determine the best time for harvesting.

Determining Ripeness:

Ripe Persimmon berries are plump, firm, and have a deep purple-blue color. They should come off the plant easily when gently pulled or twisted. Look for berries that have a uniform color and avoid those that are still green or red. Taste a few berries to ensure they have reached the desired sweetness before harvesting the entire crop.

How to pick or harvest:

To harvest Persimmon berries, simply hold the branch beneath the cluster of ripe berries and gently pluck them off with your fingers. It's best to place a container or basket beneath the branch to catch the berries as they fall.

The easiest and fastest way to pick them is hold your bucket under them in one hand and with your other hand, cup a ripe bunch and gently rub them with your fingers.  The ripe berries will drop into your bucket, while the unripe ones will remain attached to the bush.

Be careful not to squeeze or crush the berries while harvesting to maintain their shape and quality.

Handling and Storage:

Handle Persimmon berries with care as they are delicate and can bruise easily. After harvesting, sort through the berries and remove any damaged or overripe ones. Store the freshly picked berries in a shallow container, preferably in a single layer, to prevent crushing and allow for proper airflow. Refrigerate the berries and consume them within a few days for optimal freshness. If you have an abundant harvest, consider freezing the berries for longer-term storage.

  • Once picked, don't place the berries, still warm from the sun, in a closed bag or container. Leave the container open so moisture doesn't form in the container.
  • Don't wash berries until just before using, to prevent berries from becoming mushy.
  • Chill berries soon after picking to increase shelf life. Store your fresh Persimmons in the refrigerator as soon as you get them home, without washing them, in a covered bowl or storage container. If refrigerated, fresh-picked Persimmons will keep 10 to 14 days.
  • Freeze berries in freezer containers without washing to keep the skins from toughening.  Place berries one layer deep. Freeze, then pour the frozen berries into freezer containers. Because unwashed Persimmons freeze individually, they can be easily poured from containers in desired amounts. Remember both frozen and fresh berries should be rinsed and drained just before serving. Just before using, wash the berries in cold water.



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