Common Name:Â Apple ber
Botanical Name:Â Ziziphus mauritiana
Other names:Â Indian jujube, Green Apple bear, Chinese date, Indian plum, Chinese apple, Dunks
Origin:Â South East Asia
What's special?Â This fruit is your â€˜one stop shopâ€™ for fulfilling all your dietary requirements. Apple ber have no carbs, no fats but are abundant in fiber which makes them an excellent snack for weight loss. Vitamin A & C present in these fruits will help you strengthen your immune system. Its rich calcium content will keep your bones healthy. And the most exciting of all - recent research has found that this fruit can help prevent cancer and can also help fight Alzheimer. Once it reaches a reasonable height, you can use this plant as a shade for your other saplings. The whole tree with its Sweet, Crispy & Juicy fruit is simple too valuable to ignore.
Growth Habits:Â Grows anywhere between 10 - 40 feet tall
Soil Requirement:Â Well drained sandy soil
Watering Schedule:Â Daily watering is required
Light condition:Â Full sunlight is required (for up to 4 - 6 hours a day)
Ideal Temperature:Â Anywhere between 15 - 35 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions:Â You may repot when the plant becomes too big for the current container. While repotting, handle its roots with utmost care.
Suitable Locations:Â Garden, terrace, backyard, balcony, Fences, etc.
Caring Tips:ï»¿â€¢ Make sure there is not waterlogging, and the pot has excellent drainage system. â€¢ This plant can withstand hot and dry climate, but high humidity can create disease conditions and pest problems. â€¢ The plant develops deep tap root system within a very short period of time. You may require reporting quicky during the initial growth phase.