Rated as one of the best among traditional varieties in China. In Taigu county, it is the main and most widespread variety. With its cultivation properties and fruit quality, it exceeds common jujube varieties. Is sufficiently resistant to stress caused by the dry and hot summer weather. Adaptable to local conditions with different soil types and tolerates very high levels of mineral salts in the soil. The cultivation of this unique fruit plant is also possible for commercial purposes in all wine-growing regions. The advantage for home growers is that jujubes are extremely low-maintenance fruit trees.Origin: comes from the Chinese province Shanxi, Taigu county
Vigour: moderate, upright, 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. Huping is partially self-fertile, meaning that even one tree will bear fruit, but the presence of the second plant will increase the yield.
Fruits: large, wide oval to cylindrical shape, smooth thin peel, average weight 25 g, the largest fruits up to 50 g. Unripe fruits are green, gradually turning to maroon brown when fully ripe. The fruits are suitable for fresh consumption as well as for drying.
Pulp: greenish to creamy white, firm, crispy, with a narrow, spindle-shaped stone
Taste: in full maturity, when the fruits are fully colored, have an excellent sweet taste
Harvest season: fruits gradually ripen from mid-September to October, dried fruits can be stored for several months without loss of quality
Yield: very high, regular and reliable. Yield from an adult tree is 50 kg. Very early yield onset, already in 2-nd year after planting.
Disease resistance: reliably resists attack by pests and fungal diseases, no chemical protection is required during vegetation
Frost resistance: frost hardy down to -25°C without damage, sprouts late, at the end of April and therefore avoids spring frost damage