Not sure if it's just Ozark Hillbilly Snockered on Moonshine kind'a folklore or if it applies to wherever persimmon trees abound.
|Where American Persimmons can be found.|
Did you know that the seeds of the Persimmon were used as buttons by the Confederate Army during the American Civil War? And the roasted, ground seeds can be used as a coffee extender / substitute.
I know that my Northern blogging buddies are jealous of my Southern Oracle Tree so I did some research and came upon the seeds of the Great Northern Persimmon (Holycrapus Damitscoldus). I split it open and this is what it revealed:
I'm thinking you guys are pretty much screwed.