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  • From: Road's End Farm <>
  • To: NAFEX email discussion group <>
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Jujube?
  • Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 19:42:03 -0500

> On Nov 8, 2018, at 7:15 PM, Richard Moyer <> wrote:
> Henry, All our jujube trees came through -17 F in Jan, without winter
> injury. We live in SW VA, in the mountains.

> On Nov 8, 2018, at 7:20 PM, Richard Moyer wrote:
> Here in Mtns of SW VA, last frost date mid-3rd week of May. First frost
> date can be third week of Sept. Summer temps mild; the record high for
> many July days is lower 90s.
> I don't if this qualifies as "short season" but our Jujubes fruit every
> year, without miss. Been getting fruit 17 yrs now.
> Richard Moyer
> Great year for Li and Lang jujubes. Also trifoliate orange.

Hmm. Maybe I should give jujube a try. Our season didn’t use to be reliably
that long; but now most of the time it’s longer. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen
-17 F here; and even negative low teens has become quite uncommon.

— and I’d like to say that it’s nice to see this list resurface in my mailbox!

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

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