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

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Common names
  • Olive
Also sold as:
  • 21 Kilo
  • Alberchino
  • Arbequí
  • Arbequín
  • Mendoza
  • Arbequina Catalana
  • Arlequín
  • Blanca
  • Blanca de España
  • Erbequina
  • Herbequín
  • Herbequino
  • K 18
  • Manglot
  • Del Manglot
  • Arbela
  • De Arbela
  • Borjas Blancas
  • De Borjas Blancas

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Location: Container
Date: 2020-04-08
In bloom at present time.  Early April.
  • Uploaded by pod
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Feb 18, 2012
Photo taken at Al's Garden Center, Woodburn, Oregon
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Feb 18, 2012
Photo taken at Al's Garden Center, Woodburn, Oregon
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Feb 18, 2012
Photo taken at Al's Garden Center, Woodburn, Oregon
Photo by hawkarica
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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