Sugarcane jujube tree is true to its name, this jujube is extremely sweet. The Sugarcane jujube tree produces a small to medium fruit with a crunchy, crisp texture and an apple-like flavor. Often the most favored by family and friends visiting the orchard. Also the Sugarcane jujube tree has smaller thorns making it a good selection for home. Sugarcane jujube ripens earlier in the fall than other jujubes. Needs another jujube variety for pollination. Jujubes trees do very well in hot interior regions and are extremely drought tolerant. Please refer below for further information of the Sugarcane jujube trees for sale.
Considerations for Sugarcane Jujube
USDA Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Uses:Fresh Eating, Canning / Preserves
Bloom Period:Very Late
Pollination Requirement:Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date: China 1800's
Storage: Several months
Years to Bear:1-2 years
Recommended Spacing:12-16 ft.
Mature Size:12-16 ft.
Pruning:Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.
Water Requirements:4-8 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped:Whip (no branching)
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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