In some regions zahedi date considered as semidried type. Sometimes it is referred to as Ghasb. The fruit in kharak stage is yellow, light brown in rutab stage and in tamr stage it is reddish-brown or light yellow. In Iraq, it is considered a major export. The fruit is oval in shape, with a sharp tip. The shelf life is good and it is easy to transport. High sugar content made this variety suitable for alcohol and vinegar production.
The ratio of pulp to kernel is 6,45, and its kharak stage is concurrent with August but the completely ripened fruit is harvested in early September. This kind of date is grown in Borazjan, Kazeroon, Firozabad, Booshehr, Jahrom, Laar, Ahvaz, Khorramshahr, Iraq and the USA.
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