PlantsOlea→Olive (Olea europaea 'Arbequina')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1" green drupes, maturing to dark glossy brown.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Cream
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

In bloom at present time.  Early April.

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Plant Events from our members
thomas On November 12, 2016 Obtained plant
Planted in ground
DonMega On May 7, 2020 Obtained plant
On sale at Lowe's. We named her Olivia.
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Let's see what else we're growing, 2016 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 1, 2017 4:46 PM 1,398

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