Date palm

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The species name dactylifera "date-bearing" comes from Ancient Greek ... The Ancient Egyptians used the fruits to make date wine, and ate them at harvest. ... 300 lb) of dates per harvest ...

Where Do Dates Come From?

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The fruit is eaten fresh or dried. Cakes of dates pounded and kneaded together are the food of the Arabs who traverse the deserts. A liquor resembling wine is ...

Palm Fruit Photos - Wayne's Word - Palomar College

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Pejibaye Palm, Coconut, Date Palm, Senegal Date Palm, African Oil Palm ... Copra comes from the meat of dried coconuts, while coir fibers are derived from the fibrous mesocarp. ... The three pores represent three carpels, typical of the palm family (Arecaceae). ... "Blind" coconuts apparently do not have germination pores.

date palm | plant | Britannica.com

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Nov 20, 2014 ... (Phoenix dactylifera), tree of the palm family (Arecaceae, or Palmae), ... The date is a one-seeded fruit, or berry, usually oblong but varying ...

What is a Date Fruit? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK

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Particularly popular in Africa and the Middle East, date fruit can even grow in... ... Adorable animal families that will make you "aww" ... Many regional Middle Eastern cuisines incorporate dates, as do Mediterranean cuisines like those of Italy and Greece. .... No other tree comes even close when it comes to survivability.

Dates nutrition facts and health benefits - Nutrition and You

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Wonderfully sweet, dates are one of the most popular fruits of Arabian Peninsula. They ... Botanically; they are the fruits grow on the palm tree belonging to the family of ... The tree is believed to originate in the lands on the banks of Nile and  ...

Forbidding Fruit: How America Got Turned On To The Date ... - NPR

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Jun 10, 2014 ... Unfortunately, planting date seeds does not yield commercially viable dates. ... and traditions that explore how communities come together through food ... Pat Laflin, whose family has owned Laflin Date Gardens since 1912.

Fresh Dates vs. Dried Dates | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Dec 18, 2013 ... As one of the sweetest fruits, dates are rich in carbohydrates and provide ... COM · Relationships and Family · Dating · Dating Tips · Fresh Dates vs. ... When it comes to calories, dried dates are significantly higher in calories than fresh. ... I do supply Fresh dates you can always contact...

Date

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Most of the dozen or more species of the genus Phoenix (family Palmae) are grown as ... Only the common date, P. dactylifera L., is cultivated for its fruit. ... Italy, Sicily and Greece, though the fruit does not reach perfection in these areas. .... 'Bouhatam' and 'Lemsi' which come into season early and ripen before t...

Saudi Aramco World : A History of Dates

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This very simple and primitive tree family is divided into more than 100 genera, ... We do know, however, that date palms existed very early, partly from ... In the Arab world, the date is not simply valued as a dried fruit. ... Dadylifem means " datemaker"; our word "date" comes from the Greek daktylos meaning date -...

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Where do the fruits known as dates come from? | Ask.com

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Dates come from the palm tree known as Phoenix dactylifera, which many sources agree probably originated near Iraq. The tree, more simply known as date ...

How are Dates Grown? Harvesting Dates at Dateland Date Gardens

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Around April or May, as the fruit begins to "bud" on the strands, we will begin the .... Most of the dates come in from the grove already ripe, but occasionally we get ... (We do receive a lot of requests for "yellow dates" but we don't sell them at ...

Health Benefits of Dates - Over 7 Reasons to Eat a Date Fruit ...

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Mar 5, 2013 ... The date fruit provides benefits for the heart, brain, and colon. ... the sweetest fruits around and also happens to come in many different varieties. ... but the fruit does still offer numerous health benefits along with great taste. ... Remember to share all of the health benefits of dates with your friends and family!

So How Exactly Do Dates Grow, Anyway? - Huffington Post

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Mar 12, 2015 ... Of all the dried fruit options at the grocery store, dates rank amongst the ... the public's favor, we got to thinking about where dates come from.

Dates truly are the fruit of paradise | Life and style | The Guardian

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Jan 24, 2013 ... At their best, dates are an eastern delight – and one that more and more ... I can, and regularly do, eat a kilo of dates a week - more if I had the ...