Great plant for the home garden.
Indian Jujube or Chinese Date
Tips for Homeowners:
Plants produces suckers from the roots so give this plenty of room to grow.
Rate this Plant:
A great tree for areas with a long season in order for fruit to mature.
- Small tree or large shrub
- Beautiful glossy leaves
- Tasty, interesting 1-inch long fruit that turn brown when ripe
Interesting Notes about Indian Jujube:
This tree prefers moist, well-drained soil in hot and dry climates, but will tolerate drought for short periods. The leaves are a shiny green accompanied by 2 spines and in the fall the leaves will turn yellow. The fruit is very popular over in China and when totally ripe resembles a date. The fruit can be eaten fresh or dried and has some medicinal uses.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Attractive fruit
- Mass Planting
- Disease Resistant
- Drought Tolerant
- Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering):
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water
- Moist, Well-Drained