Olive

Olea europaea 'Little Ollie'

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Olive (Olea europaea 'Little Ollie')
OH-lee-ah yur-oh-PAY-ah
Genus:  Olea
This dwarf, non-fruiting olive cultivar is an evergreen tree reaching 4 to 6 feet high and wide. It has attractive dark green leaves.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Slow-growing. Useful for hedges.
Care:  Drought, heat, and salt tolerant. Grow in deep, fertile, sharply drained soil, in a sheltered location.
Propagation:  Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Olive knot, Verticillium wilt, mushroom root rot, lesion nematode, and Southern blight. Scale insects are common.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Pace
Slow Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry
Characteristics
Showy Foliage
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point,
Hedge
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Trees

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