Date palm tree growing tree of the genus Phoenix and also known as Date fruit, Date palm perennial tree and also used as ornamental treental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8b-12.

Leaves size 1-3 m (3-10 feet), and the leaves are with spiny edge.

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers.

Date palm tree fruits

Fruit color can be yellow or red-black in oblong shape the taste is sweet.

Seeds are also edible and used to make spices or beverage

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Requirements for Date palm tree growing and care:

Big amount of water and full sun, can grow without but won’t bring fruit, above -10C, male and a female

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, hard to pick the fruit

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Pruning season:
Autumn

How to prune:
Dead leaves but not to cut them until the trunk the stem of the dead leaves protect the trunk

Size of the plant?
7-20 m, 21-60 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
No

Blooming information

When does Date palm bloom?
Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers

Pollination is done by:
Wind pollination

Edible Fruits

When does Date palm yield:
Autumn

Pests or diseases in Date palm fruit:
Birds, bats

What can be done with big quantities of Date palm fruit?
Eaten raw, cakes, dry, juice, jam and frozen

Work requirements on the Date palm fruit:
When the tree is young it’s easy to pick the fruit after that it become harder

How long does it take for a Date palm to bear fruit?
7-10 years

Ripening of Date palm fruit:
Some species need to be in ripening process (freeze them)

Scientific name:

Phoenix dactylifera

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

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Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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