Around 600 date palms grow on Al Foah Experimental Farm. These are used for research
and educational purposes. Palms are from 4 to 30 years old, and are planted along
roadsides as well as in orchards. Female cultivars represented on the farm are Sultana,
Nabta Saif, Khinaizi, Barhi, Lulu and Khalas.
The Date Palm Friends Society headquarters are also located on Al Foah Experimental
Some date palm plantations were established to serve experimental purposes.