Date Palm Cultivars In MoroccoDates can be consumed in both fresh and dried forms. Fresh dates have the sweetness that'll make you swear off all other fruit for life, just for 1 far more taste. Mature date palms can produce 150-300 lb (70-140 kg) 22 23 of dates per harvest season, though they do not all ripen at the identical time so a number of harvests are necessary.