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Repotted Phoenix dactylifera Seedling

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This Phoenix dactylifera seedling needed to be repotted about a year ago from the little cup I first put it in. Finally got around to it and just wanted to show you it. Grown from seed out of a store bought date and it stretched, I need to give it more sun. My potting mix didn't drain at all so I had to mix topsoil with sand. 

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Pal Meir

Looking good :greenthumb:

Here for comparison a similar seedling 1¾yr old:

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PlantDad

How was is it to grow date palms from store bought dates?

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PalmTreeDude
On 1/22/2020 at 5:02 AM, PlantDad said:

How was is it to grow date palms from store bought dates?

It's not hard, just make sure you get all of the fruit off or the seeds will get moldy fast. 

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PlantDad
17 minutes ago, PalmTreeDude said:

It's not hard, just make sure you get all of the fruit off or the seeds will get moldy fast. 

How long does germination take?

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kinzyjr

Usually 2-4 weeks.

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