Dates by numbers
• 1,000 The number of dates possible in a single large bunch, weighing between 5 and 7kgs.
• 3-5 How many years it takes date palms to start bearing fruit.
• 64 There’s an incredible 64 million date palm trees in Arab countries, producing two million tons of dates per year.
• 20-26 The optimum distance in feet between date palms when planting.
• 22,000 The parts per million salinity level that date palms can withstand.