Sherwood Jujube


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Another delicious Jujube with exceptional quality fruit. This variety is an upright grower with far fewer thorns than other selections. Large, shiny, reddish brown date-like fruit with sweet apple flavor. Jujubes typically do well in hot interior regions and are very drought tolerant. The Sherwood does equally well in hot, humid parts of the country. A desired quality of the Sherwwod is it's practically a thornless Jujube tree making it an attractive selection for the home . One of the later ripening Jujube varieties. 


Growing Considerations for Sherwood Jujube

USDA Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom Period: Very Late

Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period

Harvest Period: Late

Low Chill: Yes

Disease Resistance: Excellent

Origin Date: 1945 and beyond

Uses: Fresh Eating, Canning / Preserves

Storage: A few weeks

Years to Bear: 1-2 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 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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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 13 June, 2009.