Kabkaab type is planted in date-growing regions such as Khormoj, Behbahan, Kazeroun, Jahrom and Tabas.
The Kabkaab date size is very coarse. The raw khalaal (kharak) of this kind is not usable. Kabkaab dates must be thoroughly cooked and dried.
The fruit colour in kharak and rutab stages is yellow and in completely ripe stage its colour changes to dark brown. It is mostly used in rutab and date states. This fruit is oval in shape, 15 gr in weight, semi dried, light yellow, with a thick skin. The fruit pulp to kernel ratio is 9,25.