This fruit gets its name from the sweet candy like taste of the fruit. This variety produces excellent medium sized jujube that are sweet, crisp and juicy. Like most jujube trees they have ornamental quality to them. Jujubes are relatively disease resistant and easy to care for once established almost anywhere in the US. They are Hardy to zone 5 and reach heights of 8-10ft. Fruit ripens relatively early in October. Like most jujube, it is partially self-fertile but produce more fruit in the presence of another variety.