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Ziziphus jujuba is a deciduous Tree growing to 10 m (32ft) by 7 m (23ft) at a fast rate.
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Plant height : 3 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Ziziphus

Ziziphus is a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in the warm-temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world. The leaves are alternate, entire, with three prominent basal veins, and 2-7 cm long; some species are deciduous, others evergreen.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Chinese date, ber, Chinee/Chinkee apple, jujube, Indian plum, Regi pandu, Indian jujube, dunks, masau white to greenish-yellow May to June 15.00 to 30.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Plants can be grown as a hedge. Wood - dense, hard, compact, tough. Used for turnery, agricultural implements etc. It makes an excellent fuel.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
full sun It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. Water plant once in a week Very well adapted to desert climate apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Ziziphus

  • A single application of nitrogen prior to the growing season helps with fruit production.
  • Although this hardy tree will tolerate drought, regular water will help with fruit production.
  • There are no known pest or disease problems with this tree.

Typical uses of Ziziphus

Special features: They are large enough to handle and grow them on in a cold frame for at least their first winter.

Culinary use: The fruit can be eaten fresh, dried like dates or cooked in puddings, cakes, breads, jellies, soups etc
This powder is used in the preparation of 'kochujang', a fermented hot pepper-soybean paste.

Medicinal use: It aids weight gain, improves muscular strength and increases stamina etc.

References

  • http://www.public.asu.edu/~camartin/plants/Plant%20html%20files/ziziphusjujube.html
  • http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Ziziphus+jujuba

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