Indian Jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: Up to 40 feet
Plant Spread: Crown of 15 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Evergreen in warmer climates
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: The fruit is a drupe.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Other: Produced in the leaf axils
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Delays bloom until budding until all chance of cold weather has passed.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafting
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

credit: Ton Rulkens

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Ziziphus problem. by KAMasud Nov 26, 2012 7:41 AM 39

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