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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_palm

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 "date-bearing" comes from the Greek words daktylos .... Date palms can take 4 to 8 years after planting before they will bear fruit, and ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/12/how-dates-grow_n_6840464.html

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.

www.dateland.com/how-are-dates-grown

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 ...

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In addition to the edible fruits, seeds can be ground into an edible flour, traditionally .... (date or date palm) is a flowering plant species in the palm family Arecaceae, ... The species name dactylifera "date-bearing" comes from Ancient Greek ...

www.britannica.com/plant/date-palm

Jun 23, 2016 ... Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera), tree of the palm family (Arecaceae, or Palmae), found in the ... The date is a one-seeded fruit, or berry, usually oblong but varying much in shape, size, ... Can You Drink Water from a Cactus?

www.reference.com/food/fruits-known-dates-come-1f8aff4c0d1c5a2a

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 ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/recipes/10430777/Medjool-dates-a-Middle-Eastern-delicacy.html

Nov 7, 2013 ... One of the oldest cultivated fruits in the world, the fruit of the date palm was ... than we did five years ago,' Zeina Orfali, a fruit buyer at Marks & Spencer, says. ... It is 7am in mid-September and it is already 25C as the harvest comes to an end at Ketura. .... Women · Women's Life · Sex · Family and Parenting.

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2014/06/10/320346869/forbidding-fruit-how-america-got-turned-on-to-the-date

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.

www.medjool-date-palms.com/html/medjool-date-palm.html

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!

naturalsociety.com/health-benefits-of-dates-7-reasons-eat-date-fruit

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!