Sellaj date palm fruit is most notably grown in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Sellaj dates are typically consume when the date palm not has fully matured, basically as Rutab.


The Sellaj date palm changes color from yellow to gold and lastly to brown in its different stages of growth but it maintains its cylinder shape throughout its growth.


The word Sellaj in Arabic means to be consumed easily, hence where this date fruit type gets its name, it is easy to consume due to its soft and nice texture.