Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Ziziphus jujube Common Jujube
Ziziphus jujuba (from Greek ζίζυφον, zízyphon), commonly called jujube
(/ˈdʒuːdʒuːb/; sometimes jujuba), red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date is
a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae). It is used primarily as a
shade tree that also bears fruit.