Jujube Seeds

(Ziziphus jujube var. Spinosa) Zones 6 - 9. Deciduous tree.

The Jujube (pronounced ju-ju-ba) is a distant relative of SeabuckthornTheir chewy, spongy texture makes a very satisfying snack.

Jujubes have been a popular crop in Asia for generations and have a rich medicinal history. They are high in antioxidants, good for the immune system and can help to lower anxiety. 

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Cold Hardiness: Zones 6 - 9

Edible: Yes

SizeSmall Tree

Growth RateMedium

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No

Germination: 40 - 60%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun 

Soil Preference: Rich, well draining soil. Mature trees are drought tolerant.

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GROWING INSTRUCTIONS

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds for 48 hours, start with hot tap water, change water after 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: 90 days cold/moist (5°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and soil in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for moisture and early germination

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Alternate soil temperatures during the day (30°C) and night (20°C). Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 30 days.

How To Stratify Your Tree Seeds

 

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia

  • $6.99



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