Olive 'Arbequina' (Olea europea)

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This self-fertile olive from northern Spain is used both for its oil and as a table olive. Olives are easy-to-grow, rugged plants that tolerate dryness both in soil moisture and humidity and a wide variation in temperature from just below freezing to the triple digits.  ‘Arbequina’ is a great olive for pots as it flowers at an early age, often when no more than a foot in height, and produces an abundance of small, dark tasty olives.

 

Plant Type:
Fruiting Tree

Harvest Season:
Fall to Winter, depending on region. 

Mature Size:
Up to 30 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture:
Rocky, very well-draining soil. Avoid heavy clay soil.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes

Growth Rate: 
Medium
1 ft. per year

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 8-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation: 
Our olives are capable of fruiting within 2-3 years. They'll bear heavier harvests once mature after 8 years.

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