Apple Ber Plant
Apple Ber Plant
Minimum Order Quantity: 1000 Piece
|Other Necessities||Well Watered|
|Density||15 x12 Feet|
|Ageing Period||Up to 20 to 25 years|
|Scientific Name||Ziziphus mauritiana|
|Season of Planting||June to August and December to March|
|Harvesting||After 6 month of cultivation|
Ber is the Urdu name for the fruit of the tree Zizyphus vulgaris, or Mauritania or sativa and is called the jujube berry in English. It is also known as the Indian jujube or Chinese date. Apple Ber is a Thailand variety ber. The taste of this ber is very sweet. The weight of each plum is about 100-200gm. It looks similar to green apples. That is why seed is known as apple plum. This kind of plant starts giving fruits after 6 months. It gives fruits twice in a year. Plums are produced mainly from December to January. This tree gives 25-30kg fruits during the first year and in the second year gives 40-45kg fruits. It is a new variety of fruit in the present market and it is attractive too. In the big cities of India, these fruits can be sold.
The fruit has been used in traditional medicine as an emollient, expectorant, coolant, anodyne and tonic and has been used as an antidote for aconite poisoning. It is given to relieve abdominal pains during pregnancy and can be applied to wounds when used in a poultice.
Soil: Grows on a wide range of soils ranging from shallow to deep and from gravelly and sandy to clay.
Climate: For best production, this fruit crop requires hot and dry climatic conditions. The Ber fruit crop tolerates high temperature and aridity by cessation of growth, leaf fall and dormancy stage.