Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit.
Common name: Adansonia digitata
Bloom time: June-October.
Height: 6-14 cm
Difficulty level: 6-14 cm
Planting & Care
Each delicious Medjool date has a seed inside that can easily be grown into a tree. Save some of the seeds by removing them from the center of the dates. Place your date seeds in a small dish covered with cool water. Soak them for one week, changing the water at least once a day to keep mold from forming.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 95 degrees
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Water the tree every once every two weeks in the summer and once a month in the winter.
- That date palm usually stretches its roots deep into the ground to access subterranean water sources, so regular deep waterings are required for optimal health.
- Spraying the tree with the garden hose once in a while isn’t enough.
- You can also use a palm tree fertilizer high in potassium.
- Watch for pests and disease and deal with them quickly as they arise.
- Once trees are established, you will rarely need to water them.
- Date palms prefer dry soil and excess moisture can inhibit growth.
Prune the suckers around the bottom of the tree as needed -- at least once a year to prevent the formation of multiple trunks. Additional pruning of date palms is unnecessary.
- Unverified information The plant is used in snake bite therapy.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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