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Frantoio Olive Tree (Standard) (Potted) - FT710

Frantoio Olive Tree (Standard) (Potted) Frantoio Olive Tree (Standard) Frantoio Olive Tree (Standard)
Curing Olives

Curing Olives

Planting Olives

Planting Olives

Out of stock
  • Up to 6 potted trees may be combined in a single package, but cannot be combined with other items.
  • Not registered for sale in: HI, AK, PR
  • Sold out for the season. Available again in August 2015.

Very Productive with High Quality Oil

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Zones: 8-9
  • Looks: open structure and fruiting branches which are long, slender and flexible. Frantoio generally reaches 20 feet tall.
  • Personality: Fruit is medium sized (between 1.5 and 2.5 grams), extended oval shape.
  • Facts of note: Preferred picking time is early, while olives are still green and purple. Rich in high quality, very fruity, notably aromatic, oil (between 17 and 22%). Low cold tolerance.
  • Pollination: Self-pollinating with a high, constant, productivity.

Photos by: Christina Cherif Pollock Santa Cruz Olive Tree Nursery Inc.

Olive trees come potted and are self-fruitful, except where noted. Even if pollinizer is not required, mixing varieties will help increase yields. Evergreen, long-lived, beautiful ornamental with soft gray-green foliage. The ideal time of year to plant olives is in early fall. Alternately early spring is another good time of year to plant olives. The slow growing trees reach about 25’–30’ in maturity.

Thrives in hot summers but will tolerate coastal regions too. Winter temperatures shouldn’t drop below 22°–25°F (green fruit will be damaged at 32°F), but average winter temperatures above 50°F will inhibit fruiting. Drought resistant trees grow in alkaline soils with little fertilization. Plan your planting location to provide good drainage.

The potted trees will be about 18"-36” tall from the bottom of the pot to the top of the tree, approximately 1/8”–1/4” diameter (measured just above the graft).

These are evergreen trees and thus the dormant bare root guarantee does not apply. We guarantee your trees will arrive in good, viable condition. Contact us immediately if they do not.

Customer Reviews

Top Quality Olive Plant

I recently planted one of each of Kalamata, Frantoio and Arbequina olive trees purchased from PVFS in my front yard and am VERY pleased by their hardiness and durability. I have followed Patricia's advice on watering and so far, have experienced no issues with root rot or plants dying because of excessive water.

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