A type of jujuba grows wild in the
mid-hill regions of Himachal Pradesh upto an elevation of 1400 metres ASL.
It has a small spreading tree 5-8 metres high yieding 9-10 kg fruits. The
fruits are oblong, 1.3 cm in diameter. Though their sugar content is
around 9 per cent but still they taste sour due to high acid content.
Though the fruitsa are eaten, yet thse are much inferior to the cultivated
types. The ripen in December.
This fruit has
been described in detail on pages 97-100 of my book WILD FRUITS OF THE
The fruit does not
have any promise as a cultivated fruit, but still some collector may have 1-2
plants in his orchard just for collection.
I can arrange the
seed but now it will only be in December.
is interested, he may write me in NOVEMBER.
Dr. Chiranjit Parmar
Mandi HP 175 001 INDIA
98160-22810 Fax:(01905) 25419
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Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 11:56
Subject: Re: [nafex] Jujube seed,
No - much too cold. Jujubes are hardy to zone 5, at
From: "H. Dessureault" <email@example.com>
Re: [nafex] Jujube seed, Hardiness?
Date: Mon, Jan 15, 2001, 9:30
Do you think that this jujube would be hardy in
zone 3 (Usually a killing frost at the end of May)?
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: mardi 16 janvier 2001 00:49
Objet : Re: [nafex] Jujube
Kuon, if you want to try a very GOOD jujube, contact
Roger Meyer "Roger
<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> > and get the northern Chinese
Jar". It is the sweetest fresh jujube
Grapes, unusual fruits, writing, consulting,
>Subject: Re: [nafex]
>Date: Mon, Jan 15, 2001, 5:18
>Given that jujubes from your seed
may well survive here, IF there are not
>more takers than seed, I
would be interested in one. I have a greenhouse
>setup to get it
going and my site is much more exposed than yours (though
away) - generally a good test site for how something will do in
area, weather-wise. I do not have really soggy soil, however, so
>a good test in that way.
>If there are not enough
seed, what other jujubes would you recommend that
>would ripen early
enough here in NW Oregon to be useful and where might I
>get them (or