Jujube tree grow and care – shrub to small tree of the genus Ziziphus also known as Ziziphus Jujube or Chinese date, Jujube tree perennial deciduous plant and rarely evergreen plant, can be used as edible fruit and ornamental hedge plant, can grow in subtropical, desert, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11.
Flower color yellow or white-green, the size 1-2 mm the flowers grows on young stem next to old stems in clusters.
Jujube tree fruits
Fruit edible round to oval in the color of red-purple, the size 2-5 cm
Jujube tree tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Jujube tree tree growing and care:
Cool winter, for getting bigger fruit better to graft
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Thorns, aggressive, basal shoot
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Because of the thorns recommend to keep it small
Size of the plant?
3-10 m, 10-33 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun, half shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
General information about the flower
Small white-green flower the size 1-2 mm
Pollination is done by:
Bees, self-pollination (some varieties)
Fruit harvest season:
Summer – autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Jujube tree fruit?
Eat raw, dry, beverage
Work requirements on the fruit:
Traps or net for fruit fly
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit:
Possible to pick the fruit when it’s partial green and wait the will ripening at home