Ziziphus jujube

£2.50

Chinese date, Jujube. A large shrub up to 9m (30 ft) high. Bears edible fruits which are cherry to plum sized and very sweet; the oil from the seeds is also edible. Fruits are also used medicinally. A good bee plant. Needs a sunny, sheltered site. Growth 2m (7 ft) in 10 years; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: Snip down central suture with secateurs+ND. Number of seeds: 5.

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Chinese date, Jujube. A large shrub up to 9m (30 ft) high. Bears edible fruits which are cherry to plum sized and very sweet; the oil from the seeds is also edible. Fruits are also used medicinally. A good bee plant. Needs a sunny, sheltered site. Growth 2m (7 ft) in 10 years; hardy to -20°C. Snip down central suture with secateurs. Stratification: ND