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Zizyphus jujuba

Jujube

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsApril & September
  • Height5m to 10m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Zizyphus jujuba (Jujube). This is a deciduous tree that will grow about 10m tall. The leaves are oval to lance-shaped, are about 2.5-5cm long and green in colour. The small greenish flowers are borne in mid spring. The reddish fruits are oblong to rounded, and are about 25mm long.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub or Tree

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Orchards

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained, Loamy

Cultivation

These are frost tender, they grow in an open loamy, well-drained soil in full sun.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or root cuttings in late winter, or by grafting.

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