Grow delicious Spanish olives in your own backyard with this popular and beautiful tree. The Olive Manzanillo ripens early and produces heavy cops of fruited, fleshy green or black olives.
- This tree is the most popular variety for Australian gardens and plantations.
- It is slow growing and happy in a big pot.
- It is tolerant to draught.
|Size — 400mm|
|Growth Width — 4m|
|Growth Height — 5m|
|Fruiting Period — April, May, June|
|Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Well drained soil|
Choose a spot in full sun when planting, so that this tree will receive at least six hours of direct sunlight. It is best if you choose a position out of strong winds or stake the tree well.
This is a hardy plant that tolerates drought and requires little watering.
To encourage growth, prune out suckers and low branches during winter, and remove the tips of stems that have grown too long.