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Cultivars of Diospyros virginiana:  

'Ruby' also known as 'Little'n Ruby' and 'Little's Ruby'


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The following description is from Fletcher (1915):

Introduced from Cartersburg, Indiana, where it ripens during September and for some time later; form, roundish oblate; size, small to medium; color, yellowish-red, shading to deep red; skin, tender; seeds, few; flavor, sweet; quality, very good.

Fletcher, W.F.  1915.  
The Native Persimmon.  Farmers' Bulletin 685, United States Department of Agriculture,  Washington, D.C.  page 25.