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Olea europaea / Olive Corkscrew Standard : 12L : 85-95cm High (exc pot)

Olea europaea

Olive Corkscrew Standard

12L 85-95cm
£85.00

Out of stock

SKU: 01907

The olive is an evergreen shrub with pointed, leathery, silvery green leaves which form a rounded head of foliage. They are native to the coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean Basis, as well as northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian Sea. It produces creamy-white flowers during the summer months which turn into green fruits that ripen in the Autumn. This is an excellent specimen plant that will bring a Mediterranean feel to any garden, patio or conservatory. It makes an outstanding statement when multiple plants are used to frame the entrance to your home or garden. The olive is one of the most cited plants in western literature.

Specification

Additional Information

Latin Name Olea europaea
Common Name Olive
Pot Size 12L
Plant Size 85-95cm
Form Corkscrew Standard
Secondary Size Hd.40-45
Trunk Size TR.60
Trunk Width No
Pot Information No
Position Prefers full sun to grow & fruit to it's full potential/sheltered position.
Soil Prefers a moisture retentive, free-draining soil.
Hardiness Relatively hardy, can withstand some frosts, however, in colder climates, if grown in a container it can be brought into a conservatory, sun-room or glasshouse during the winter months and extreme weather conditions.
Rate of Growth Slow
Garden Care No
Pruning No

Description

Details

The olive is an evergreen shrub with pointed, leathery, silvery green leaves which form a rounded head of foliage. They are native to the coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean Basis, as well as northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian Sea. It produces creamy-white flowers during the summer months which turn into green fruits that ripen in the Autumn. This is an excellent specimen plant that will bring a Mediterranean feel to any garden, patio or conservatory. It makes an outstanding statement when multiple plants are used to frame the entrance to your home or garden. The olive is one of the most cited plants in western literature.