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A picture of a Jujube

Jujube

Zizyphus jujuba

Also known as

Chinese date, Chinese jujube, Common jujube

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Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

5m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Jujube Overview

This is a deciduous tree that will grow about 10m tall. The leaves are oval to lance-shaped, are about 2.5-5cm long and green in colour. The small greenish flowers are borne in mid spring. The reddish fruits are oblong to rounded, and are about 25mm long.

How to propagate Jujube

Cuttings

You can propagate from seed or root cuttings in late winter.

Seed

Grafting

By grafting.

Other uses of Jujube

Orchards