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 CharacteristicsSlow-growing. Useful for hedges.
CareDrought, heat, and salt tolerant. Grow in deep, fertile, sharply drained soil, in a sheltered location.
PropagationTake semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
ProblemsOlive knot, Verticillium wilt, mushroom root rot, lesion nematode, and Southern blight. Scale insects are common.
- Genus : Olea
- Zones : 10, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Uses : Containers
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry
- Light : Full Sun
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Growth Rate : Slow
- Plant Type : Trees