Also known as Chinese dates. Jujubes have sweet, reddish-brown fruit. Good fresh - apple like or dried, tastes like dates. Jujube trees have small glossy leaves and they tolerate extreme heat, drought & winter temperatures to -10° F. Leafs out late spring. Blooms early summer. Quick to bear, likes well drained, sunny location. Zone 6-9. They are often the last trees to break dormancy. So don't worry if it takes a while for the tree to leaf out.
Plant availability by Season
Winter / Spring
This variety is known for its firm, sweet fruit that is among the earliest ripening. Winter Delight™ jujubes oval shaped fruit is large, produced on a compact tree. From Northern China, this could be one of the hardiest varieties.