Folklore - Persimmon Seed Winter Forecast

CrealCritter

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If your from the southern US then you probably already know about what kind of winter to expect by cutting open a persimmon seed length wise.

Mine is most definitely a spoon which means lots of snow shoveling. A fork - mild winter, a knife - very cold and windy (cut you like a knife).

Take a persimmon and cut it in half.
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Dig out the seeds there should be 4 or 5 black seeds.
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Slice the seeds long ways with a sharp knife best you can in half, look at the white vain.
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Old famers almanac reference (better job explaining than me) --->

https://www.almanac.com/content/predicting-weather-using-persimmon-seed
 

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Nope - no persimmon - despite having a tree that bore exactly zero fruit this year.... sigh.
 

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