The date palm is one of the oldestcultivated plants. The first date gardens appeared in the oases of Mesopotamia and Assyria in the 4th millennium BC. And today the date palm is the main agricultural crop in the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa and South-West Asia. Its fruits, all of us well-known dates, serve as the main food for the local population and constitute a significant part in the export of these countries.
There are 18 species of such palms, of which only threeThe species well feel themselves in enclosed spaces and can be used as ornamental houseplants. In their number includes a fingerprint, the same one, the fruits of which we so enjoy eating. And let it be somewhat less decorative than the other two species, but it can be grown on its own and do not spend a lot of money on the purchase of an adult plant in a specialized store. If you do not know how to plant a date from the stone, read this article to the end and then boldly get down to business. Special difficulties in germination of seeds and further care for a palm tree, as a rule, does not arise. She is rather unpretentious, but she loves bright light and abundant watering.
Before telling you how to growdate palm, I would like to first warn the budding flower growers that it grows very slowly. The first beautiful pinnate leaf you will see only after three or four years, so you should be patient and do not expect a quick result. In addition, do not rely on your own harvest dates - in the room palms do not bear fruit. If you are not embarrassed by the length of waiting, then it's time to jump to the words.
On this our story about how to grow a date,comes to the end. Now put a pot of palm on the sunny window, water it well, spend weekly fertilizing, spray the leaves and wipe them with a damp soft cloth.