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Cultural Details for Ziziphus jujuba 'Lang'

Common Name:
Lang Chinese Date

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Small, 0.25" diameter, fragrant (grape soda), yellowish flowers occur 2-3 together from the leaf axils of current season's growth

Fruit Details:
Precocious and bears 1.5 to 2" long, pear-shaped edible fruits

Fall Color:
Leaves may turn a good yellow in fall

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Introduced about 1640.

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Species will grow in any well-drained, acid, alkaline, and droughty soil

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.