Olea europaea 'Arbequina': Olive Tree in 10" Nursery Pot

$105.00

Note: Plants and pots sold separately, unless stated otherwise.

Description

The olive, botanical name Olea europaea, which means "European olive", is traditionally found in the Mediterranean Basin.

The species is cultivated in all the countries of the Mediterranean, as well as South America, South Africa, China, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and the United States. 

The olive's fruit is of major agricultural importance in the Mediterranean region as the source of olive oil, a core ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine. The tree and its fruit give their name to the plant family, which also includes species such as lilacs, jasmine, Forsythia, and the true ash trees.

These plants vary widely in growth pattern, so we recommend you come pick yours up to choose your favourite one!

Care:

Water weekly from February to October, water sparingly (Monthly) from November to January

Humidity: This plant is okay with normal humidity

Light: Direct or bright indirect light, ideally outdoor or in a South-facing window.