Our Bare Root Jujube Trees for Sale
Jujube fruit (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.), also know as Chinese date, is native to China and has been grown and enjoyed for over 4,000 years. Dried jujubes are high in Vitamin C and are believed to have a number of health benefits.
The tree is deciduous and is grown as an ornamental fruiting tree that can reach 30–40 feet tall (grown on a standard root stock). Mature trees can produce between 40–100 pounds of fruit per season. Some jujube varieties have spines on their branches and should be handled with care when planting.
The jujube tree withstands wide ranging temperatures; from over 100° F to -28° F during dormancy. Requires minimal chill and hot summer sun to set fruit.
A medium tree (20-40'), it's protected from spring frosts by delayed budding. Jujubes prefer sandy soils, are drought tolerant, and have very few problems with insects. Trees are 2 years old and should begin to fruit in their 3rd year.