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Indian Jujube Ziziphus mauritiana 10 Seeds USA Company

Indian Jujube Ziziphus mauritiana 10 Seeds USA Company

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Ziziphus mauritiana, commonly known as Indian jujube, ber, or Chinese date, is a species of small to medium-sized deciduous tree in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae. Here are some key characteristics of Ziziphus mauritiana:

Appearance: Ziziphus mauritiana typically grows to a height of 5 to 10 meters (16 to 33 feet), although it can sometimes reach up to 12 meters (39 feet). It has a spreading crown with drooping branches. The tree has grayish-brown bark that becomes rough and scaly with age.

Leaves: The leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana are small, ovate to elliptic in shape, and alternate along the branches. They are dark green and glossy on the upper surface and lighter green on the lower surface. The leaves are typically about 2 to 3 centimeters (0.8 to 1.2 inches) long.

Flowers: Ziziphus mauritiana produces small, yellowish-green flowers that are clustered together in axillary cymes. The flowers are fragrant and attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies.

Fruit: The fruit of Ziziphus mauritiana is a drupe, round to oval in shape, and typically about 2 to 3 centimeters (0.8 to 1.2 inches) in diameter. The ripe fruit varies in color from yellowish-green to reddish-brown and has a sweet, apple-like flavor when fully ripe. The fruit is edible and is commonly consumed fresh or dried.

Habitat: Ziziphus mauritiana is native to South Asia and is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. It grows well in a variety of soil types but prefers well-drained soil and full sun.

Uses: The fruit of Ziziphus mauritiana is highly valued for its nutritional and medicinal properties. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and is used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments such as digestive disorders, respiratory problems, and skin conditions. The fruit is also used to make jams, jellies, juices, and alcoholic beverages.

Cultivation: Ziziphus mauritiana is relatively easy to grow and is tolerant of drought and poor soil conditions. It can be propagated from seeds, cuttings, or grafts and is often grown as an orchard crop or backyard fruit tree.



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