Olive Care

Olive copse are long-lived, shallow-rooted, slow-growing evergreens. They are perennials in zones 8-10 (15-22 degrees Fahrenheit). 

Scientific name: Olea europaea


  • Average complete height: 30 anxiety aerial and 25 anxiety wide
  • Container growing: Accept a ample pot that's about two anxiety in bore and has acceptable drainage. Clip the timberline to size.
  • Fertilizer: Beget Advance through August. For alembic growing, use a slow-release fertilizer.
  • Light: Plant in the sunniest atom available. Olives do not abide a lot of shade.
  • Soil: Free-draining clay that is never clammy is best for olives. They are aridity advanced already they are established.

Learn about which varieties benefit/don't account from cross-pollination and which varieties are ideal pairs from the University of California's Agronomical and Accustomed Resources site.

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