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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Nov 25, 2020
Aug 8, 2020
None sprouted. ...will try Amazon for good seeds.
Aug 6, 2020
Everything is good with the shop and shipping it's not what I expected. I wanted some to eat not to plant.
Jul 2, 2020
7/20 floated to the top in water test. Won’t plant for some time.
Jun 24, 2020
Item was ordered on May 28. Delivery was stated to be on the 18 of June on the seller etsy page.Seller only shipped on June 15 and delivered on the 24th of June. Seller blamed usps for deliver time and stated sent second batch of seed with same tracking number. Will not recommend seller. You could get stuff from china faster then this USA based seller. update 7/17/20 nothing grew