Desert Horticulture

Growing Jujube in the Desert: An Interview with Rafael Evangelista

February 25, 2020 Season 2 Episode 4
Desert Horticulture
Growing Jujube in the Desert: An Interview with Rafael Evangelista
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Desert Horticulture
Growing Jujube in the Desert: An Interview with Rafael Evangelista
Feb 25, 2020 Season 2 Episode 4

Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) has been grown in China for 4000 years as a fruit. It tolerates a wide range of climates including our dry, harsh desert. In this interview with Rafael for Desert Horticulture, learn how this tree has been cultivated in our Mojave Desert climate with few pest or management problems. Also learn how Rafael has developed some promising new cultivars that specifically were selected for our desert due to their performance and taste.

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Show Notes

Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) has been grown in China for 4000 years as a fruit. It tolerates a wide range of climates including our dry, harsh desert. In this interview with Rafael for Desert Horticulture, learn how this tree has been cultivated in our Mojave Desert climate with few pest or management problems. Also learn how Rafael has developed some promising new cultivars that specifically were selected for our desert due to their performance and taste.

Support the show (https://xtremehorticulture.blogspot.com/)