Fruit shape: Long and Linear
Fruit type: Semi dry
Fruit color: Dark brown
Consumption stage: Date (Tamar)
Harvest time: September
Storage conditions: Dry and cool place
This is one of the popular types, colored dark-brown to black. Its Khalal is red and its Rotab is greenish. Rabbi has thin skin, is juicy, with a little seed and is the most early-ripening type of date in Iran. Rabbi date is extremely popular, so that often it presells before production. This type is also used as an industrial date, and products such as date syrup, date liquid sugar, date chocolate, fruit leather (Lavashak), cookie and some beverage ingredients is obtained from it. Apart from its long shelf life, its shipping is easy and requires no refrigeration.