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Olive Tree | Olea Europea 1/2 Std - 155-170cm, 70lt

Olive Tree | Olea Europea 1/2 Std - 155-170cm, 70lt

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Olea Europea is one of the world’s oldest cultivated plants with Mediterranean origin. It’s a wonderful, slow-growing, long-lived, evergreen tree of very attractive habit and spreading crown, with gnarled, twisted trunk and silvery foliage. The elliptic leaves are grey-green, silvery underneath. Tiny, fragrant, white flowers are followed by small, olive-rich, plum-like fruits, harvested when they are green or purple. Fruits are not edible directly from the tree, but after a special treatment. Common Olive grows best in fertile, loamy, moist, well-drained soils, in full sun, but can tolerate partial shade. Once established, it is drought-tolerant. It thrives in warm climates. If grown in colder areas, it should be planted in containers and brought inside during the winter. Generally, disease-free. Olea Europea is mostly grown for its tasteful fruits, but it is also an attractive-looking addition to urban, coastal, Mediterranean, or rock and gravel gardens. It is suitable for growing in pots and containers.
  • Common Name

    Common Olive

  • Family

    Oleaceae

  • Type

    evergreen tree

  • Pot Size

    70

  • Height (cm)

    155-170

  • Native To

    Mediterranean

  • Flower

    tiny, fragrant, white flowers

  • Foliage

    elliptic grey-green leaves, silvery underneath

  • Maturation period

    20–50 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

4–8m

Mature Width

1.5–2.5m

Shape / habit

bushy, spreading

Preferred Location

Orientation

South–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral, full sun

Soil moisture

well–drained

Growing Period

Flower

summer

Foliage

all year

Fruit

autumn, winter

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    Since we only grow and sell trees, in 40 years we have figured out how to do it very well.

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  • Free Delivery for online orders over £350

    We will deliver your tree and plant it for you. Or 10 trees or a 100.

Arundel Arboretum is a shrub and tree retail nursery with over 40 years of experience.

About Us

During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

What you will not find is hot tubs, garden furniture and plastic garden gnomes. In a nutshell, trees is what we know and trees is what we do, and only trees (and some shrubs to go with the trees).

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