Date varieties for somewhat humid zone 8b?

I live in central Texas, zone 8b, and I’ve heard that the barrier to growing dates in my area is humidity. But some dates tolerable humidity better than others. Can you please recommend a variety of dates for my area?


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Dates are marginal there. Do you grow jujubes? I ask this because they do grow well in your climate and have a marshmellow date like flavor Ziziphus jujuba - Plant Finder