GA-866 Jujube – Rich Sweet Flavor!
GA-866 jujube fruit is one of the best flavored of the group. Shiny plump reddish-brown fruit is 1.5-2 inches long, with a sugar content higher than in other jujube varieties, and a sweet apple-like flavor. Jujube is considered a great natural detoxifier, useful in alternative medicine. Can be candied and dried, eaten fresh, or cooked in a variety of ways. The tree itself is a lovely landscape specimen with thin shiny leaves and interesting bark, growing to about 15-20 feet tall. Fruit ripens in mid- to late September. Zones 6-10.