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- Country of Origin: Spain
- Zones: 8-11
- Looks: Tree is small reaching 12'-15 in stature with high yields.
- Personality: The yield in oil is very good (19-20%). Oil has a unique fruity flavor.
- Facts of note: Late maturing with high producing fruit with a tendency toward alternate bearing. Resistant to leaf drop and cold. A tree of lower vigor and high productivity making it a great choice for high-density planting. The tree begins to fruit when it is 2 years old and reaches full fruiting at 5 years old. Moderate cold tolerance.
- Pollination: Pollinated by Arbequina.
Olive trees come potted and are self-fruitful (produce both male and female flowers on the same tree). Even if a pollenizer is not required, mixing varieties may help increase yields. See suggested trees under "Pollenizer" for each variety. 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. Depending on the variety, olives should begin to produce fruit 2-4 years after planting.
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).
We guarantee that potted trees will arrive in good viable condition. If they do not, contact Customer Service immediately. As they are evergreen and thus not dormant, they are not subject to the Bare-Root Limited Replacement Guarantee.
Cannot ship to the following states: FL, TX, AZ, OR, VA, AK, HI, PR, VI, GU
Up to 0 of these items may be combined in a single package, but cannot be combined with other items.
Shipping Weight: 4.5 lb
Dimensions: 47.9"L x 3.9"W x 3.9"H