Arbequina Fruiting Olive
Olea europaea 'Arbequina'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||OH-lee-a yoo-ROH-pee-ah|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 35 to 40 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous spring flowers; prized for evergreen foliage and fall fruit.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Topiary, Coastal Exposure, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Bay Laurel (Laurus); Pomegranate (Punica); Lavender (Lavandula); Meyer Lemon (Citrus)|
Thrives in most average, slightly alkaline, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. More productive when planted near another olive variety. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Shelter young plants from winter extremes.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11