English expression

1. I like fully ripen persimmons.
2. I like well-grown persimmons.

Are they have the same meaning?
What is the English word for a persimmon which feels smooth and well ripen so that people can eat with ease?
Do you have a special term for that?

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asked by John
  1. They don't mean exactly the same thing.

    I like fully ripened persimmons. (You need the past participle form here since it's being used as an adjective.)

    I like well grown persimmons. (No hyphen needed since "well" is an adverb modifying the adjective "grown" -- past participle form.)

    The first one is the more useful term. The second simply implies that the persimmon grower is doing a good job!

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