Haas Improved Manzanillo Fruiting Olive
Olea europaea 'Haas Improved Manzanillo'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||OH-lee-a yoo-ROH-pee-ah|
|Lore||The name for the genus is derived from the Latin word for this plant 'oliva'. Known as the "olive of Seville", the most common variety of Spanish olive is Manzanillo, the classic small green olive often sold salted in Spanish markets. It is also ranked as the world's number one table olive. The Manzanillo variety was imported to the U.S. from Spain in the late 1800s. Fruit color ranges from absinthe green to various shades of red, to black depending on stage of harvest. The name is often misspelled as Manzanilla.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Topiary, Coastal Exposure, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils; tolerates high pH, poor soils. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish extensive root system. Once established in landscape, reduce frequency; heat and drought tolerant. Older trees are often more cold tolerant, to about 15 degrees F. Avoid pruning during periods of rainfall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10