Fresh: Sweet. Apple-like. Crunchy. Crispy
Dried: Sweet. Date-like. Chewy
- PRE-ORDER FOR DELIVERY IN JANUARY 2022.
- Shanxi Li is the largest jujube in our collection with fruit reaching over 2 inches from end to end.
- Fruit is crisp and sweet when eaten fresh and even more so when dried into a chewy date-like treat.
- Also called Chinese Dates.
- Round. shiny reddish-brown. date-like fruit.
- Great sweet apple flavor.
- Similar todates when candied and dried.
- Attractive. easy-to-grow tree.
- Hardy. drought-resistant. good in hot desert regions.
- Requires long. hot summer.
- Better for fresh eating than the Li Jujube.
- Mature height is 15-20 feet with a spread of 15-20 feet.
- It withstands wide-ranging temperatures; from over 100 F in the summertime to -28 F during winter dormancy.
- Require minimal chill and plentiful summer sun and heat to set fruit.
- Prefer sandy. well-drained soils and while tolerating many soil types. do less well in heavy. poorly drained soil.
- Drought tolerant. but better crop with regular water. Winter prune to maintain plant health.
- Jujube trees do have thorns.
- This fruit tree is shipped dormant and bare-rooted.
Optimize Shipping:Shipping is calculated by box size.We can fit up to8 bare-root fruit trees in a box. Multi-budded fruit trees and Jujube trees will count as 2 due to branching. Optimize your shipping by ordering multiple trees.
Protect your tree from sunburn. insects & rodents withPLANT GUARDtreepaint & foliar spray.
Protect your roots from rodents withROOT GUARDthe original gopher wire basket.
Feed your fruit tree withRomeo Plant Food.This water-soluble fertilizer is great for in-ground or in-container growing.
- Optimize Shipping:Shipping is calculated by box size.We can fit up to8 bare-root fruit trees in a box. Multi-budded fruit trees and Jujube trees will count as 2 due to branching. Optimize your shipping by ordering multiple trees.
- No customer pick-up
- We can ship our “Other Edibles” (non-citrus plants) and growing accessories to most states. including Texas. Arizona. or Florida.
- Sorry. we do not ship any items to the US Virgin Islands. Guam. Puerto Rico or to API/APO addresses. or to other countries at this time.
- The trees are approximately 2 years old.
- Our trees are measured by trunk caliper.
- Trunk size may vary slightly based on availability during the season.
- The average trunk size is 1/2″-5/8″.
The tree will be shipped dormant and bare-rooted.