50 Different Variety of Date Fruits in Iran:
The Date fruits that are cultivated in Iran in a large scale are as follows:
1- Mazafati Dates
2- Esta`meran Dates
3- Piarom Dates
4- Zahedi Dates
5- Kabkaab Dates
variety of dates in different cities
As we mention repeatedly in our previous articles, Date fruits vary in thousands of types. However, not all these varieties are cultivated in a large scale and according to the weather and soil that is available in a country, they get cultivated. In some countries the production of Date fruit is larger than their use in the country allowing the surplus to be exported to other countries. Iran’s main export is the 5 type of Dates mentioned above.
These dates are the most important Date products that are produced in Iran. The most famous exported Dates from Iran, also the biggest cultivator of this Date and has the largest export statistics in the world.
Variety of Dates in Bushehr:
These varieties include, Zahedi, Kabkaab, Haj Baagheri, Bahri, Berimi, Samrun, Shekar, Sisi, Hollo, Sarvari, Zandi, Khashen Khar, Estak Sorkhu, Khasooyi, Jomadi, Birmi, Tiras, Shahabi, Lash, Kandi, Khanizi, Samili, Khazravi, Gantaar, Panbe, Sheikh Awli, Zamerdu, Deh Darb, Ahromi, Khavizi, Khavar, Makti, Shakhuni, Mosala, Ghasab and Radesti Dates.
Variety of Dates in Fars:
These varieties include, Shahani, Zahedi, Kabkaab, Piarom, Khasooyi, Halileyi, Esta`meran, Medjool, Barhi, Deiri, Gantaar and Panje Aroos Dates.
Variety of Dates in Hormozgan:
These varieties include, Piarom, Mordaasang, Halileyi, Mazafati, Khasooyi, Khanizi, Shahani, Karite, Zarak and Kalk Sorkh Dates.
Variety of Dates in Khuzestan:
These varieties include, lilo`ei, Barhi, Zahedi, Deyri, Ashk and Berim, Halavi, Beliani, Soidani, Hadaak, SHekar, Bentasab, Degal zard, Khazraavi, Esta`meran, Bubki, Chabchaab, Mashtoom, Jahromi, amobahri, Degel sorkh, Farsi,Hadl, Khasaab, Hamraavi, Hosaavi, Eshagh, Jozi, Gantaar and Kabkaab Dates.
Variety of Dates in Kerman:
These varieties include, Mazafati, Karoot, Ghand shekan, Rabbi, Kharik, Halileyi, Aal Mehteri, Shekari, Kalite, Mardaasang, Khanizi, Roghani, Shahaani, Zahedi, Khazravi, Negar, Gardial, Ghorbaani and Ajili Dates.
Variety of Dates in kermanshah:
These varieties include, Zahedi, Arzagh, Khazraavi, Ja`fari and Ashrasi Dates.
Variety of Dates in Ilam:
These varieties include, Khazraavi, Zahedi, Ashrasi and Zeidi Dates.
This was a brief article about the variety of Dates that exist in Iran. In future articles we will be talking more about the five main cultivated Date Fruits in Iran.