~15 year old Jujube Tree(conservative estimate as of 2016 basing on author’s annual visits, but likely much older than that, maybe 20 yrs of age if taking into account pre-planting age) at the University of Las Vegas, NV campus. Quite likely a Li. We have been visiting this tree every summer for more than ten years now, and it has been heavy with fruits the entire time. Like clockwork! We regret having taken/saved pictures annually for only five years as of this writing so will try to do so on a yearly basis –for as long as we can. A jujube tree may attain >500 productive years, so hoping our children, and children’s children, will have the energy to maintain the time-lapse photo doc. And hoping UNLV does not remove the tree, since all it really needs is water, and not much of it..
All pictures are date-marked.
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