"The Green Desert"


The Date Palm Tree Cultivation


Date palm (phonenix dactylifera L.) is a monocot plant that is commercially important mainly in northern Africa and the Middle East. It is the most important fruit crop in Oman economically as well as socially. In addition, date palm is grown as an ornamental plant in many parts of the tropical world.  The purpose of this page is to throw some light on the cultural practices associated with date palm in Oman combined with interesting and relevant links. You comments and suggestions are appreciated. You may use the forum for the added benefit of all the readers. 

  • The Traditional Cultivation of Date Palm in Oman (by Rashid Al-Yahyai)