Plants at Edible Landscaping
Tree Fruits - Jujubes
Li Jujube - Zizyphus jujuba
Jujube Li 2010 Li jujube has a large oval mahogany colored fruit ripening in September. Fruits are crisp and sweet fresh. Fruits are dried, candied, and prepared in Asian cuisine. The tree is showy with glossy leaves. Flowers are small and yellow blooming in June. Flowers escape late frosts and smell like grape soda. Tree is small 15' max and round. Jujube is easy to grow and has no pests. It is a less care, no spray plant. Rootstock can sucker especially if ground is cultivated around the plant. Space 10' to 15' circle. Zones 6-9. 

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Quantity Pot Size Rootstock Cost  
1 5 Gallon grafted on Jujube seeding$65.00


Lang Jujube - Zizyphus jujuba
Jujube Lang dw Lang has a large bell shaped fruit, ripening one month later than Li. Fruits are good fresh right from the tree. Tree is pretty with olive shaped glistening leaves. Flowers are small, yellow and scented. They can sweeten the air around the tree especially at twilight. The smell is reminiscent of grape soda. Blooming in June here, the flowers are never damaged by late spring frosts. Jujube is native to China and adapts very well in the US. Space 15'. Height averages 15 to 20' Zones 6-9. 

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Contorted Jujube 'So' - Zizyphus jujuba
Jujube So Contorted This jujube is a small tree with angled zig zagged branches. The fruits are round, sweet and crisp, holding their ripe fruit longer on the tree than most varieties. Fruits ripen first in our collection. An excellent specimen tree.There is a lot of value for the homeowner from this tree because it's easy to grow, the fruits are good fresh and it does not take up a lot of space. A fine choice for public places too! Brought from China in 1914 by the famous plant explorer Frank Meyer. Space 10'. Zones 6-9. 

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Admiral Wilkes Jujube - Zizyphus jujuba
Jujube Admiral Wilkes Admiral Wilkes on a trip to China came back with a jujube that was planted in downtown Washington DC at the US Botanical Garden in the late 1800's. It was the first jujube planted in the US. Lee Reich brought it to my attention in the 1970's, when he was living across the street from me in Adelphi, MD. It's been growing at the nursery in VA for many years and is a very reliable producer of elongated shaped fruit. Ripens later than Li, Lang, and Contorted. Space 10-15' circle Height about 15-20' with an upright form. Zone 6-8. 

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Sugarcane Jujube - Zizyphus jujuba
Jujube Sugar Cane Sugarcane is similar to our other varieties of jujube. Sugar Cane has attractive shiny leaves, a care free plant with 150 hours of chilling. Height 15' to 20' with the same spread and is cold hardy to zone 5. But fruits are extremely sweet. Ripe fruits have an apple texture and are usually round to elongated. Space 15' circle Zone 5-9 

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Quantity Pot Size Rootstock Cost  
1 1 Gallon grafted on Jujube seeding$35.00
1 1.5 Gallon grafted on Jujube seeding$37.00