Majestic Beauty® Fruitless Olive
Olea europaea 'Monher'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||OH-lee-a yoo-ROH-pee-ah|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 25 to 30 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This is an elegant but tough tree for the hot, sunny garden. With no fruit to drop, it can be used near walkways, drives or pools, or within the garden without any mess. A wonderful addition to a Mediterranean style garden with heat loving cypress, fruit trees, grapevines and roses. Take advantage of its versatility by mixing it with bold-leaved yucca, cordyline, phormium or agave, and a variety of tender succulents of alongside a modern architecture home or office.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens); Pomegranate (Punica); Lavender (Lavandula); Chaste Tree (Vitex); Sea Lavender (Limonium); Rock Rose (Cistus)|
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established in the landscape; continue to water container plants regularly. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11