THis is the Jujube - Li fruit a seedling is it's own unique variety and may look different

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Jujube Rootstock

Ziziphus jujuba
These are Sucker Jujube Rootstocks that can be used to graft other varieties onto. Weed Warning - Trees do tend to sucker from their roots around the tree and these suckers are spiny and can be a nuisance. In the dry tropics, trees can adversely affect a... Read More
Other Names: Red date, Chinese date, Korean date, Indian date

$19.75

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We previously had the most to buy in Nov and Dec. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Feb and Mar. Special Note: This plant is in the top 25% of plants customers are wanting to know about. It is very unlikely that you will be able to purchase this plant unless you click above to be notified when it is in stock again. Please expect a delay on this item as we notify those who have waited the longest .

Specifications of Jujube Rootstock

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas QLD, WA

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Jujube Rootstock Reviews & Tips

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Amanda
★★★★ 4y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA, Australia

We have Chico and Li and they are very easy to grow. They are deciduous so handle the cool, wet winters no problems - and very heat tolerant. The fruit is superior with regular watering in summer though. They are thorny and sucker alot. A tree mat can ...

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Fruitylicious1
★★★★ 6y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

I love the taste. Less sweeter than the date palm fruit. Great for cooking chinese herbal soups. Superb as snacks too whether fresh or dried.

Steve2
12y ago

St Agnes, SA, AUST

dog got it however it may come back.yahooo it came backits in the front yard now and doing really wellheheh and its where the dog cant get it

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