Diospyros lotus

  • Diospyros lotus
  • Diospyros lotus
per 5 seeds

Common name:
Date plum

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.

Germination instructions:
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

Photo 1: Zeynel Cebeci
Photo 2: Hackfalls Arboretum

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