Jujube – Lang

$48.97

Prized for its attractive form and striking, large, pear-shaped, golden brown fruit, Lang Jujube is one of the most popular varieties of Jujube, or Chinese Date. Lang’s crisp and flavorful fruit is delicious eaten fresh, dried, or candied. Try growing this rare and beautiful hardy tree this year!

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Prized for its attractive form and striking, large, pear-shaped, golden brown fruit, Lang Jujube is one of the most popular varieties of Jujube, or Chinese Date. Lang’s crisp and flavorful fruit is delicious eaten fresh, dried, or candied. Try growing this rare and beautiful hardy tree this year!

A striking ornamental as well as fruiting plant, this rare and unique small tree displays attractive contorted branched, fine lacy foliage, and abundant small, fragrant, white flowers which bloom in mid-summer. Jujube’s unique and tasty fruit becomes reddish brown when ripe, with a sweet apple-like flavor and crisp texture. Easy to grow, Jujube can stand some drought.

Jujube has a wide culinary history throughout the world. In addition to being eaten fresh, Jujubes are smoked in Vietnam, used in a sweet tea syrup in Korea and China, picked in Bangladesh, used to make wine in China, Brandy in Croatia, and marmalades and juices everywhere.

Jujube also has many medicinal purposes as well. It was been said to alleviate stress, is anti fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-ulcer, and anti-inflammatory.

Jujube likes half day to full sun and well-drained soil. While most varieties are considered self-fertile, plant two varieties for heavier crops. Jujube is hardy to minus 28C or below, USDA Zone 5, and grows 8-10ft. in height. Jujube blooms in mid-summer and the fruit ripens in October. It is not bothered by pest or diseases.

Latin Name: Ziziphus jujuba
Site and Soil: Jujube likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Lang Jujube  is partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for cross-pollination and heavier crops.
Hardiness: Jujube is hardy to minus 28° C. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft.
Bloom Time: Mid-summer
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 30 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Jujube is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5

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