General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: Fifty feet.
Plant Spread: Thirty feet.
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 names
  • Common Jujube
  • Chinese Red Date
  • Chinese Plum
  • Chinese Date
  • Jujube
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Ziziphus jujuba
  • Synonym: Ziziphus zizyphus

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Jujube blossoms are pollinated by ants.
Location: Home
Location: Medina Co., Texas
Date: June 2008
Jujube 'Li'
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-05-29
Location: Hai'l, Saudi Arabia
Date: 2021-03-25
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DesertJungleFarm On March 25, 2021 Obtained plant
1st Ziziphus jujuba planted north to water tank
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