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Commonly known as Olive

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - opposite, leathery, entire or toothed leaves.
  • White - or off-white.
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tree - trees and shrubs.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - loam based compost with some sharp sand for glasshouse cultivation - full light
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wind pollinated trees. Several trees have scientifically proven ages of 2000 years and older and are still producing fruit.
  • Medicinal properties - health benefits are claimed from the consumption of the fruit, oil and tea made from the leaves.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, Africa, central Asia, Australasia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - with sharp drainage

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OLEA europaea 'El Greco'

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Commonly known as: Olive.
Selected fruiting form with small stones and good sized fruit
£14.00 each
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