Olea europa cv.
*height & width at maturity
FRUIT: Green fruit matures to black
MATURITY: Mid autumn to early winter.
DESCRIPTION: An easy to grow tree with edible fruit used for pickling or oil production
TOLERANCES: Prefers a humus rich soil with good drainage but will tolerate poor, low nutrient soils. Performs best in cool winters and hot dry. humid free summers. Tolerant of frost, drought, and coastal conditions. Plant in full sun out of strong winds.
TREE CARE: Generally very low maintenance. Can be kept trimmed to hedge if required. Stake well in windy areas. Feed in early spring or summer with an all purpose fertiliser or one specifically for fruiting trees.
PESTS AND DISEASES: Generally problem free.
FOLIAGE and BARK: Grey green leaves
GROWTH RATE: Slow to moderate.