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OLEA europaea 'El Greco'

Commonly known as Olive

Selected fruiting form with small stones and good sized fruit

£13.50 each

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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - leathery, elliptic to lance-shaped, irregularly-toothed leaves to 8cm (3in) long, grey-green above, silvery grey-green beneath.
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tall Shrub - or slow-growing tree developing a rounded head. Produces fruit to 4cm (1½in) long,
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - self-pollinating form. Can be pruned to shape. Ultimate size in 20-50 years
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - in axillary panicles to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - with sharp drainage
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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