The Main Plant entry for Jujubes (Ziziphus jujuba)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Jujubes.

Matching plants under this entry:
Ziziphus jujuba
Ziziphus jujuba var. jujuba
Ziziphus zizyphus
Ziziphus jujuba f. lageniformis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Erosion control
Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Scarify seeds: Very hard coat.
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common name Bairi.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
pic jujubee by willy123 Jan 21, 2018 3:20 PM 0
Fruit Tree Identification? by slider28 Jul 10, 2018 9:09 AM 3
Final 10 parent plants (for now) by dave Feb 9, 2017 9:23 AM 9
Jujube by dave May 21, 2016 7:34 PM 13
Ziziphus problem. by KAMasud Nov 26, 2012 7:41 AM 39
Genus Ziziphus sp.? by KAMasud Jan 10, 2013 8:05 AM 16

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