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sosamo

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Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« on: November 15, 2019, 11:55:43 AM »
Hi friends. I put this tree in the ground about 6 months ago.  It fruited, which was a surprised to me.  Right now the fruit are getting yellow from green, but are small.  They are the size of about a big marble. 

1. ready to harvest?
2. just let it continue to grow
3. short on water or nutrients?

So Cal weather.



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Re: Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2019, 06:50:50 PM »
Usually when they lighten up, mine are ready. They look ready to me. Give one a try and see how it tastes.

First crops are smaller fruits.

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Re: Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2019, 07:14:19 PM »
I like them before they usually get too light. Once they start getting light, the texture sometimes becomes mealy.

You may want to pick one and try it.

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Re: Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2019, 09:41:48 PM »
I am in south Florida and mostly we grow Ziziphus mauritiana("Indian" Jujube).
Is yours the Ziziphus jujuba (Chinese Jujube)?

There is a pretty big difference.


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Re: Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2019, 12:06:07 PM »
I am in south Florida and mostly we grow Ziziphus mauritiana("Indian" Jujube).
Is yours the Ziziphus jujuba (Chinese Jujube)?

There is a pretty big difference.

That pic looks like Z. mauritiana.

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Re: Is my Green (Thornless) Jujube ready to harvest?
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2019, 03:23:18 PM »
I like them before they usually get too light. Once they start getting light, the texture sometimes becomes mealy.

You may want to pick one and try it.

Exactly.  After yellow stage, they get soft and spoiled.  I had to pick them all.  But when they are green, they are too small. Thanks for the info.  Good to know for next season.

 

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