The Persimmon is a plant belonging to the family of Ebenáceas. It needs a warm climate, because it is a tropical fruit. The Persimmons are native to Japan and China. From there came to America in the nineteenth century. In Spain, Italy and France did not come until the late nineteenth century. The main producers of Persimmons are the USA, Japan, Brazil, China, India and Israel. In Europe, the two most important countries in the production of Persimmons are Spain and Italy. In Spain, the most important regions in the production of Persimmons are Andalusia and Valencia. The main provinces of Andalusia in growing persimmons are: Sevilla, Granada, Malaga and Huelva. The variety grown here is the apple khakis.