6 CHINESE DATE / JUJUBE seeds...
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Jujube, Chinese date or Ziziphus jujuba in Latin is part of the Rhamnaceae family.
It is a small thorny shrub of a few meters in height from India.
Jujube is a rare fruit tree in Europe very resistant to drought and frost.
It easily resists temperatures of -15 ° C to -17 ° C in winter.
The fruit is called jujube with a hard core like an olive, it is green and has the taste and consistency of the apple.
At maturity, the color darkens and becomes purple-black, then the fruit wither to reach the consistency and taste of a date, hence its nickname of Chinese date.
In medicine, the fruit is used in decoction as a softener against cough and bronchitis.
Horehound and black henbane are also used to fight against bronchitis.
In Reunion, the fruit is used for the preparation of rum.
Jujube is part of the four pears with date, raisin and dried fig.
Sowing jujube seeds:
Start by scarifying chinese date seeds with a knife or a glass cloth and then soak the seeds for 24 hours in hot water.
Next, prepare 10 x 10 cm pots filled with previously moistened subsoil and bury the jujube seeds under 2 cm deep, compact and water gently.
Finally, place Chinese date culture in a very hot place at a temperature of at least 30 ° C.
Germination occurs about 3 to 4 weeks after sowing.
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