Apple Bear

  • Scientific name: Ziziphus jujube-  Indian Jujbe (Illandai pazam –Tamil, Bayr- Hindi)


  • Place of origin: South Asia.
  • Description: Small tree growing to 12m covered with thorns, small flowers bearing small date like drupes tasting like apples.


  • Grow best:  Easy to grow. In full sun light, any well-drained soil.


  • Use: Nutritious fruit rich in vitamins  and used in Ayurveda. The fruit with seed are also pounded, shaped into patties and dried.


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