Sevillano Fruiting Olive
Olea europaea 'Sevillano'
|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.|
|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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