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Winter hardy / Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)

Date Plum (Diospyros lotus) Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)
Date Plum (Diospyros lotus) Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)
Date Plum (Diospyros lotus)
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Date plums are mainly produced in Central Asia and grow on a hardy tree. It is one of the oldest known plants in cultivation.

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Family: Ebenaceae
Scientific name: Diospyros lotus
Common name: Date plum
Origin: Southeastern Europe

Date plums are not often offered, but are the sweet fruits of a hardy tree from southeastern Europe. The naturally up to 30 meter high tree remains in a temperate climate somewhat smaller and is one of the oldest known plants in cultivation. The fruits are mainly produced in Central Asia and are short lasting.

Sowing description: First soak the seeds in lukewarm water for 24 hours. Then sow them in sowing mix at put the whole in the fridge for 2 to 3 months. Let them germinate afterwards at a temperature of 20-25 degC. 

Sowing time: November - May
Difficulty: Intermediate
Minimum temperature: -20 degrees Celsius

Photo 1: Zeynel Cebeci
Photo 2: Hackfalls Arboretum

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