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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Chinese date, ber, Chinee/Chinkee apple, jujube, Indian plum, Regi pandu, Indian jujube, dunks, masau|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||15.00 to 30.00 feet |
|Flower Colour ||white to greenish-yellow|
|Bloom Time ||May to June |
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careA 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.
Plants can be grown as a hedge. Wood - dense, hard, compact, tough. Used for turnery, agricultural implements etc. It makes an excellent fuel.
|Sunlight ||full sun|
|Watering ||Water plant once in a week|
|Soil ||It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.|
|Temperature ||Very well adapted to desert climate|
|Fertilizer ||apply any organic fertilizer|
Ziziphus special feature
They are large enough to handle and grow them on in a cold frame for at least their first winter.
- It aids weight gain, improves muscular strength and increases stamina etc
- The fruit can be eaten fresh, dried like dates or cooked in puddings, cakes, breads, jellies, soups etcThis powder is used in the preparation of 'kochujang', a fermented hot pepper-soybean paste
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Ziziphus ?
Ziziphus is commonly known as Chinese date, ber, Chinee/Chinkee apple, jujube, Indian plum, Regi pandu, Indian jujube, dunks, masau
How tall do Ziziphus grow?
On average Ziziphus grows 15.00 to 30.00 feet
What color are Ziziphus ?
A Ziziphus plant bears flowers of color white to greenish-yellow
When Ziziphus blooms?
With enough light, Ziziphus may produce white to greenish-yellow flowers in May to June
How hard is Ziziphus to grow?
A Ziziphus is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Ziziphus need?
A Ziziphus prefers full sun
How much water does a Ziziphus need?
A Ziziphus prefers watering Water plant once in a week
What kind of soil does a Ziziphus need?
A Ziziphus prefers It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.
What temperature does a Ziziphus like?
A Ziziphus prefers Very well adapted to desert climate
How often should I fertilize my Ziziphus ?
To encourage Ziziphus growth, apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary
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