Recommended with So Jujube Tree
- Product Description
- Planting & Care
- Shipping Info
Odd Zig Zag Growth Pattern
So jujube is a dwarf tree with an odd, zig-zag , weeping growth habit. Makes an beautiful specimen with it unusual form or as a container tree. Fruit is very large and round with a crisp apple-like flavor. One of the sweetest, fresh eating variety. Early ripening fruit ripens in August. Zones 6-10.
|Container Plant||Container Friendly|
|Grafted||No, on its own root system|
|Growing Zone||6A, 6B, 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B|
|Mature Height||6-8 FT|
|Mature Width||4-6 FT|
|Sunlight||Part to Full|
Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.
Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.
Fruitscaping™ with Jujube Trees
Experience the fun and fascination of Fruitscaping™ with our Jujube Trees. These charming, easy-care trees are a delightful addition to any gardening endeavor, known for their resilience, longevity, and delicious, sweet fruit reminiscent of apples.
Jujube Trees, or “Chinese Dates”, are a fantastic choice for the adventurous home gardener. Their robust growth habit, drought tolerance, and adaptability to various soil types make them a perfect fit for a range of climates and landscapes. Moreover, their resistance to pests and diseases means less time fussing over your tree and more time enjoying the fruits of your labor.
The Jujube Tree’s rewards extend beyond its effortless care. The small, apple-like fruits have a sweet, crisp texture when fresh, and they mature into a soft, date-like consistency when dried. Whether eaten fresh, dried, or used in baking and confectionery, jujubes offer a unique, versatile flavor to savor and share.
In the garden, Jujube Trees shine with their architectural beauty. Their gnarled, zigzagging branches create an eye-catching pattern, while the shiny, bright green leaves bring a lush vibrancy. Come fall, the leaves turn a stunning yellow, providing a dramatic seasonal display.
Maintaining your Jujube Tree is straightforward – a sunny location, well-draining soil, and occasional watering in dry conditions are the basic requirements. A yearly application of a balanced fertilizer can also enhance the tree’s health and productivity.
Venture into the engaging world of Fruitscaping™ with Jujube Trees. From the rewarding process of nurturing and care to the sweet taste of your homegrown jujubes, these trees bring joy, beauty, and a touch of the exotic to your backyard.
You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.
Candied Dried Jujube
- Lightly prick the skin of 2 cups of ripe Jujube.
- Fill a mason jar with fruit and top with honey.
- Seal and place to marinate in the refrigerator for one week.
- Take out and place on a cookie sheet. Place in a low heat oven (about 200 degrees) and dehydrate until thoroughly dried.
- Roll in confectioners sugar, and eat them like crazy!
Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally: Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.
Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.
The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door: We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!
Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.