Sales in which a Price is paid for Goods to be Delivered Later (As-Salam)
Bukhari :: Book 3 :: Volume 35 :: Hadith 450
Narrated Abu Bakhtari At-Tai:
I asked Ibn 'Abbas about Salam for (the fruits of) date-palms. He replied "The Prophet forbade the sale a dates on the trees till they became fit for eating and could be weighed." A man asked what to be weighed (as the dates were still on the trees). Another man sitting beside Ibn 'Abbas replied, "Till they are cut and stored." Narrated Abu Al-Bakhtari: I heard Ibn Abbas (saying) that the Prophet forbade ... etc. as above.
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