Olea europaea (Olive Tree)


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O. europaea has a rugged, much-branched habit and slow growth, eventually 4.5-9m. Leaves are narrowly obovate or oval, to 7.5cm long, leathery, silvery beneath. Very small white flowers are borne in axillary racemes to 5cm long. Fruit rarely produced in Britain. Require a sunny position and well-drained soil. Will grow well in large containers/pots but keep in sheltered areas – courtyards are ideal. Ultimate height 4 to 8 metres.

Single specimen plants – 65 litre pot – Approx. height now 7-8ft –