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Jujube fruit

Jujube fruit from the Sierra County Farmers Market last month.

Known, amongst other things, as Chinese Dates or Indian Dates, it took me a while to work out that this fruit was not from a palm tree, but from the Ziziphus jujuba tree. 

The little date-like fruit are delicious and apparently offer potassium, iron, vitamin C and vitamin A amongst their other nutritional benefits. 

I am resolved to plant a tree in spring as I think I have missed the autumn window of planting opportunity. If I can find one. 

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