The Date Palm tree is grown for its edible sweet fruit. Date Palms can take 4-8 years after planting to produce fruit. Mature Date Palms can produce 150-300 lbs. of dates per year. Grows to 120 feet tall. Thrives in heat, also likes humidity.
Soil Type: Adaptable, best in sandy well-drained soils.
Zones: 9 to 11
Germination Range: 60-80%
Stratification Requirement: No pretreatment required. Some growers soak in water 24-48 hours prior to planting.