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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, hard to pick the fruit
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
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:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
When does Date palm bloom?
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers
Pollination is done by:
When does Date palm yield:
Pests or diseases in Date palm fruit:
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?
Ripening of Date palm fruit:
Some species need to be in ripening process (freeze them)