The Majhūl date (Arabic: تمر المجهول - tamar al-majhūl, literally, unknown, from جَهِلَ, to not know) also known as Medjool, Medjoul, or Majhool, is a large, sweet cultivated variety of date (Phoenix dactylifera) from the Tafilalt region of Morocco, also grown in the United States, Israel, Iran, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Jordan, Palestine. The variety is planted both for harvesting and for landscaping. The Medjool is a distinct landrace, described as producing "large soft fruit, with orange-yellowish flesh, and a mildly rich and pleasing flavor." Israel, with its advanced wastewater recycling technologies, currently owns more than 60 percent of the global Medjool market share, making it the largest exporter of Medjool dates in the world.
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