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Dear all I have now planted the fruit trees that I ordered from you, and i am very impressed both by the standard of the trees, as well as the packaging, as it is always a little bit heart stopping when you unpack anything like a tree that has come through the post, but I read what other customers of yours had said first, so I did not worry to much! I look forward to receiving my potatoes in February, and using you again in the future.
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Dear all I have now planted the fruit trees that I ordered from you, and i am very impressed both by the standard of the trees, as well as the packaging, as it is always a little bit heart stopping when you unpack anything like a tree that has come through the post, but I read what other customers of yours had said first, so I did not worry to much! I look forward to receiving my potatoes in February, and using you again in the future.
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Olive Tree

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Image of Olive flowers
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Olea europaea

  • A beautiful tree in its own right.
  • Unusual silver grey leaves and gnarled stems.
  • After pretty yellow flowers late spring green fruits form.
  • Self fertile.

Supplied as a single stem pot grown tree approximately 3 - 4 feet (90 - 120 cm) tall including pot.

Available from APPROXIMATELY May 2021

GBP1 or more £14.95 each
Currently Not Available to Buy

One of the oldest 'fruits' there is and cultivation has been documented since 3000BC; the Olive Branch has been a symbol of peace since the time of the Old Testament!

A native shrub to the Mediterranean.

Silver-grey shiny foliage and the gnarled effect its trunk and branch work take on make this a beautiful tree regardless of fruit. Has a pretty little white, feathery flower before fruits are formed.

  • Self fertile (but cross-pollination will increase yield).
  • Likes a sheltered sunny position in the Summer (to ensure proper fruit ripening).
  • Prefers a free draining soil.
  • Evergreen.
  • Can reach 26 - 49 feet (8 – 15 metres) if you let it!
  • Plants grown in the ground will prove hardy to all but the severest long frosty spells; if grown in a container they should be moved to frost free conditions for the winter.
  • Green Olives are the un-ripened fruit; black olives arise when they are allowed to remain until fully ripened.
  • Ripe fruits should be cured in salt or lye and then stored in oil or brine.

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How To...

How To Grow Exotic Fruits
Basic guidance on how to plant and growing exotic fruits including Loquats, Citrus, Pineapple Guavas, Olives, Pomegranates and Passion Fruits.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265