[nafex] Jujube

Jay Cutts orders at cuttsreviews.com
Wed Dec 28 20:12:16 EST 2016


Thanks, Mark.

I'm not that concerned with late frosts because they do rebloom. The 
issue will be that the ENTIRE tops may be killed regularly during the 
winter. This would more likely be true of young trees. Maybe once they 
are established, only parts of the top would die but it is very iffy 
here whether they can ever get that established.

Regards,

Jay

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On 12/28/2016 5:53 PM, mark wessel wrote:
> That is a huge difference. Jujubes fruit on the current years growth. They indicated late frost in spring had damaged new growth however more leaves and blooms push and they still got a crop. Also,  early and mid season ripening varieties are best for northern NM since the late varieties will not ripen in time.
> The article I mentioned did not include trial results. It is too early for results, however some have fruited for six years straight. They have established trials around the state which will hopefully include your elevation.
>
>
>
>> On Dec 28, 2016, at 7:08 PM, Jay Cutts <orders at cuttsreviews.com> wrote:
>>
>> First frost can be late May or even a touch the first week of June. Last frost maybe end of Sept or as late as mid-Oct if we get lucky. It's about two months shorter than 20 minutes away in town!
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Jay
>>
>> Jay Cutts
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>> On 12/28/2016 5:06 PM, Henry via nafex wrote:
>>> How long is the growing season at 7000 feet in New Mexico?
>>>
>>> Any chance of learning which cultivars survived at the Sustainable Ag Science Center in Alcalde?
>>>
>>> --Henry Fieldseth
>>> Minneapolis, MN, Zone 4
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------------------------------
>>> On Wed, 12/28/16, Jay Cutts <orders at cuttsreviews.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>   Subject: Re: [nafex] Jujube
>>>   To: "mailing list at ibiblio - Northamerican Allied Fruit Experimenters" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>>>   Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 4:14 PM
>>>     Thanks, Mark. I had seen
>>>   the original research report. I thought Alcalde
>>>   was more like 5000 but could be wrong. I think
>>>   I remember the report
>>>   saying that they
>>>   weren't getting fruit at Alcalde.
>>>     In any case you inspired me to write directly
>>>   to Dr. Yao to see what she
>>>   thinks.
>>>     This is one of the things I
>>>   appreciate about this list so much. Great
>>>   expertise and enthusiasm among you all!!
>>>     Regards,
>>>     Jay
>>>     Jay
>>>   Cutts
>>>   Director, Cutts Graduate Reviews
>>>   Lead Author, Barron's MCAT Prep Book
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>>>   Mt Time, 7 days
>>>     On
>>>   12/28/2016 2:52 PM, mark wessel wrote:
>>>   >
>>>   Jay
>>>   >
>>>   > The most
>>>   recent Hort Science has an article “Jujube, an Alternative
>>>   Fruit crop for the Southwestern US”. The author is from
>>>   New Mexico State. Evidently they are trialing over 50
>>>   cultivars at the Sustainable Ag Science Center in Alcalde.
>>>   It is at least 5700 ft elevation. They referenced a
>>>   hardiness to -30C or -22F.
>>>   > The authors
>>>   name is Shengrui Yao.
>>>   > Also, Gordon
>>>   Tooley of Tooleys trees may have some insight into hardiness
>>>   in NM.
>>>   >
>>>   > Mark
>>>   >
>>>   >
>>>   >
>>>   >
>>>   >
>>>   >
>>>   >> On Dec 28, 2016, at 3:18 PM, Jay Cutts
>>>   <orders at cuttsreviews.com>
>>>   wrote:
>>>   >>
>>>   >> Has
>>>   anyone successfully grown jujube in zone 5 or colder?
>>>   >>
>>>   >> I'm in NM
>>>   at 7000 feet. There are a number of trees that I've
>>>   tried here that ought to grow in even colder climates but
>>>   which get their tops killed in the winter. I think it's
>>>   a combination of temperature (record lows have been -25),
>>>   wind, strong sun, dryness, thaw and freeze. The trees that
>>>   have topped-killed include Illinois Everbearing mulberry,
>>>   American persimmon, and walnuts. The American persimmons
>>>   eventually get tough enough growth to survive, but any
>>>   grafted plants lose the grafted portion.
>>>   >>
>>>   >> I'm
>>>   concerned that the tops of jujubes would not make it. Any
>>>   experience?
>>>   >>
>>>   >> Regards,
>>>   >>
>>>   >> Jay
>>>   >>
>>>   >> Jay Cutts
>>>   >>
>>>   Director, Cutts Graduate Reviews
>>>   >>
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