'Jowan', an early maturing PCNA (pollination constant non-astringent) persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.)
'Jowan' was crossed with 'Shinshu' and 'Taeshu' in 2005. From the progeny we selected '05-17-58' and evaluated some characteristics. The fruit ripens at late September on Youngam area in Korea, it's soluble sugar content is 16.4 °Brix, the fruit weight is 180-200 g, fruit shape is round oblate, and fruit skin color is light orange. Also its fruit quality is very high and has a juicy flesh, crunchy taste and regular productivity. Hence, it has been named 'Jowan' and registered for protection in the Korea Seed & Variety Service in 2013.
Ma, K.B., Lee, I.B., Kim, Y.K., Won, K.H., Cho, K.S., Choi, J.J., Lee, B.H.N. and Kim, M.S. (2018). 'Jowan', an early maturing PCNA (pollination constant non-astringent) persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.). Acta Hortic. 1195, 61-64
PCNA persimmon, PVNA persimmon, Chuseok