Sevillano Fruiting Olive
Olea europaea 'Sevillano'
Pronunciation: OH-lee-a yoo-ROH-pee-ah
|Description||A picturesque evergreen tree with small dark green leaves that give a willow-like, airy effect. Develops an open canopy and a graceful, gnarled trunk with age. Produces large black olives with low to moderate oil content, well-suited for canning. May be used as a pollenizer for Manzanillo. Thrives in hot dry locations.|
|Watering||Once established, water if very dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous summer blooms.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 30 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Edible|
|Landscape Use||Container, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||An ideal focal point in a Mediterranean style garden.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Blackberry (Rubus); Bay Laurel (Laurus); Pomegranate (Punica); Meyer Lemon (Citrus)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.