NAME: Asian Date
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Jujube / Chinese Date / Tsao / Spiny Jujube / Common Date / Sour Date
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ziziphus Jujuba Spinosa syn. Ziziphus Sativa Spinosa / Ziziphus Spinosa / Ziziphus Vulgaris Spinosa
COLOR: Greenish Yellow Flowers / Red Fruit
PLANT SEEDS: Fall Sow / Cold Stratify
BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Summer
HARVEST: Fall (October in the Northern Hemisphere)
HARDINESS ZONE: 6 - 11
PLANT HEIGHT: 15 - 30'
PLANT SPACING: 15 - 30'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: These large shrubs or small trees are native to SE Europe & parts of Asia. They are grown for their edible fruit that has a taste that is similar to a plum & a date. The 1” fruit starts out green & turns to red, wrinkling up when it’s dried. Dates are eaten all over the world. They are a popular snack either fresh, dried, or dried & candied. They are made into syrup, tea, juice, jam, canned, smoked, & added to breads & puddings.
Jujube also has many traditional herbal / medicinal uses.
Ziziphus Spinosa is more cold tolerant than other species, but is also able to tolerate heat & drought well. They are able to grow in many conditions from desert to alpine. This tree will tolerates most soil conditions including rocky, sandy, & heavy clay. The branches of this species do have spines. The tree’s yellow flowers are small but fragrant. Its shiny dark green leaves are also fragrant & are used to make potpourri.
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May 6, 2020
Quick shipping! Can't wait to start them!
Mar 24, 2020
We know what jujube seeds look like because we regularly buy dried (and fresh when available) jujube fruits at the Korean store. These seeds looked much smaller and had a very different shape. Assuming maybe the seeds were for a different variety, we planted them anyway. None have sprouted in over a month.
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Mar 13, 2019
Very healthy looking seeds. And arrived on time. Yey! I will purchase again nx week! Thank you so much seedsville.