How to Grow a Medjool Date Palm From Seed

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Each delicious Medjool date has a seed inside that can easily be grown into a tree.

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Save some of the seeds by removing them from the center of the dates.

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Place your date seeds in a small dish covered with cool water. Soak them for one week, changing the water at least once a day to keep mold from forming.

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After soaking your seeds for a week, rinse them well and place in a damp (not dripping) paper towel and fold the towel over so they are sandwiched between the two halves.

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Place towel into a plastic bag, seal and place in a warm place. (I put them on top of a warm grow light).

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Check on your seeds occasionally and if any mold spots develop, change the towel.

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Soon, you will see roots beginning to appear! (It may take a few weeks, so be patient with them)

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Plant your sprouted seeds in potting soil. Keep the soil damp, covered with plastic and in a warm place until leaves appear.

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Soon you will have a baby Medjool palm like this!

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