Olive tree grow and care – tree of the genus Olea, Olive tree perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant for the trunk, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical and temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.
Leaves small oval green silvery,
Flower color yellow, the flowers of Olive grows in clusters.
Olive tree frutis
Fruit when it ripen is black-purple but can be picked when it’s green or black, Fruits can be eaten directly from the tree but they are bitter, better to consume the olives after process to be pickle or oil.
Olive tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Olive tree growing and care:
More than -8 c
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction What is the best way to start growing? Recommend Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Some trees bearing fruits every second year Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn (winter can be in hardiness zone 11) Planting season: Ants, aphids, Spilocaea oleaginea, Tetranychus urticae, Verticillium Wilt Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: Possible once in a few years to leave just the main branches How to prune: 5-15 m, 15-45 feet Size of the plant: Medium growing / Slow growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Blooming information Summer Bloom season? General information about the flower Small yellow-green flowers 2 first years recommend to thinning Thinning the bloom: Pollination is done by: Bees, flies Edible Fruits Autumn, very rare in the winter Fruit harvest season: Fruits pests or diseases : Aphids, Spilocaea oleaginea, olive fruit fly What can be done with big quantities of Olive fruit ? Oil, pickle, cooked Cover with net or fruit fly traps Work requirements on the fruit: 2-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Can pick the fruits before fully ripening Ripening of fruit Subspecies
Souri – small amount of moist, slow growing tree, the fruit little bit bitter and spicy
Picual – purple with white dot, shape oval in the middle rounder, usually used for oil
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Pickles Salad Spices Spreads & Sauces Flower colors Green flower Yellow flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Colored leaves Drought tolerant plants Edible plants Indoor plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9