NEW! Sour jujube or Ziziphus spinosa is a cold hardy jujube that makes a small, dime-sized circular jujube that is quite sour but edible. Has medicinal uses. The best use might be as the perfect rootstock for Ziziphus jujuba. After 18-24 months of growth these seedlings can be grafted with scions of jujube and make sturdy, resilient and cold-hardy rootstock. Jujube scions are available here: https://peacefulheritage.com/shop/uncategorized/jujube-scionwood/
This seed was collected from trees grown in central KY, having gone through -0 temps. If you want these to produce fruit they should be at fruiting age in 4-6 years from seed. They also flower prolifically, making a good pollenizer for other jujube trees if planted nearby. Zero disease or insect issues noticed. These trees are very thorny.
Uses: Herbal medicine, edible/medicinal fruit, jujube rootstock, pollenizer, hedge.
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