Date Palm Tree
Also known as
Date, Date palm, Palm
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Harvest fruit when colored and ripe.
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Date Palm Tree Overview
Date palms are well-known for their sweet fruit. It was a staple food in Middle East and Indus Valley for thousands of years. Fossils have been found indicating palm trees were growing on the earth for 50million years already!!! It is a well-known palm tree that traveled over the whole world for the love of the sweet fruit - often dried or depitted and kept for long times.
Common problems with Date Palm Tree
Birds love the fruit!
How to propagate Date Palm Tree
Seed wil produce half male and half female seedlings with only the females producing fruit in the future.
Cuttings from a known female plant is the preferred method for date growers.
Special features of Date Palm Tree
Palm trees can survive dry deserts!
Other uses of Date Palm Tree
Raw material, culinary, fruit, food
The sweet date fruit is a favourite to many !