Bio Facts: Medjool or Date Palm
Medjool or Date Palm
Desert belt of North Africa and Middle East
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones:
- Can get up to 100’ tall.
- One of the first plants cultivated by humans.
- People of North Africa and the Middle East have depended on Medjool dates as a food source for thousands of years.
- Trees grown in hot, dry climates produce the best dates. Cool temperatures and humid environments adversely affect quality of dates.