Chinese Date Tree

Chinese Date Tree

Chinese Date Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Ziziphus jujuba
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil; tolerant to drought, heat, salt
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Large shrub to small tree; rounded; spiny, gnarled somewhat pendulous branches
Height:   15 to 20'
Weight:   ---
Leaf:   1 to 2.5" alternate, lustrous green simple leaves; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .25" yellowish flowers in late spring; edible .5 to 1" shiney, dark red to black fruit
Comments:    --
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --