The GA-866 jujube tree is an outstanding Jujube with sweet apple flavor and attractive shiny leaves. GA-866 jujube fruit is a large elongated fruit (about 1 1/2 inches in length) is noteworthy for its remarkably high sugar content. When candied and dried, the fruit resembles dates. Often jujube fruit is recognized as Chinese date. The Ga-866 jujube tree fruit ripen about same time as Lang jujube tree in fall. Jujubes trees do very well in hot interior regions and are extremely drought tolerant. Please refer below for further information of the GA-866 jujube trees for sale.
Considerations for Ga-866 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:1945 and beyond
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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