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. ... The
species name dactylifera "da...
Mar 12, 2015 ... Of all the dried fruit options at the grocery store, dates rank amongst the least ...
into the public's favor, we got to thinking about where dates come from. .... Shelter
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Mar 5, 2013 ... Although dates can be eaten fresh, the fruit is very often dried, ... Note: Dates are
high in sugar content – coming in at a whopping 66.5 ... Remember to share all of
the health benefits of dates with your friends and family!
Most of the dozen or more species of the genus Phoenix (family Palmae) are
grown ... Only the common date, P. dactylifera L., is cultivated for its fruit. ... In
West Africa, near the Sahara, only dry, sugary types can be grown. .... In coastal
oases, the main cultivars are 'Kenta', Agnioua', 'Bouhatam' and 'Lems...
Dates are long oval fruits. Each date has one big seed inside it. You can eat
dates fresh, or dry them like raisins. Sometimes people coated dried dates with ...
The stuff of legends and the staff of life on the Arabian Peninsula, the date palm -
its products ... This very simple and primitive tree family is divided into more than
100 genera, variously ... 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.
Botanically; they are the fruits grow on the palm tree belonging to the family of
Arecaceae, in the ... The tree is believed to originate in the lands on the banks of
Nile and Euphrates ... Dates can be readily available in the groceries year
Jun 30, 2015 ... We grow medjool dates and medjool date palm trees in California, USA, as well
... This technique does not always yield uniform fruit sets unless if ... Next comes
the rutab stage, when the dates begin to soften and lose ... The medjool date was
once reserved only for the royal family of the Sultan of Morocco!
The Moors brought dates to Alicante in Spain from North Africa and the fruit
continues to ... The dates did well in some parts of Mexico, but they never took. ...
At one time the Medjool Date was reserved for royalty and their friends and family
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.