The latest variety of Jujubes with exceptionally large fruits, high yield and very good quality fruits that can be consumed directly from the tree or dried. As other jujube varieties, Fang Yuan No. 1 is as plant absolutely carefree with many positives attributes of its fruits.
Origin: comes from Shanxi Province, Taigu County
Vigour: moderate, semi-erect, healthy, reaches a height of 3 - 4 meters and a width of 2.5 - 3 meters. Very elegant, graceful tree with shiny leaves and almost thornless shoots, unpretentious and easy to grow.
Blossom: blooms gradually from late May to August. Fang Yuan No.1 is partially self-fertile, meaning that even one tree will bear fruit, but the presence of a second plant will increase the yield.
Fruits: very large, wide oval shape, smooth thin peel, average weight 68 g, 4,5 - 5 cm long. The unripe fruits are green, gradually turning to maroon brown when fully ripe. The fruits are suitable for fresh consumption or for drying.
Pulp: greenish to creamy white, firm, crispy, stone small, spindle-shaped
Taste: in full maturity, when the fruits are fully colored, they have an excellent sweet taste with minimal acidity
Harvest season: fruits gradually ripen from Mid September to October, dried ones withstand storage for several months without loss of quality
Yeald: very high, regular and reliable. Start to produce fruit already in 2-nd year after planting.
Frost resistance: frost hardy down to -25°C without damage, sprouts late and thus prevents spring frost damage
Disease and pests resistance: reliably resists attack by pests and fungal diseases, no chemical protection is required during vegetation
Composition of fresh fruits:
Food content: 97.98%
Sugar content: 35.7%
Vitamin C content: 532.6 mg / 100 g
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