Olea Europaea Bush (Olive Tree)
Olives are drought-tolerant evergreen trees with silver foliage that require a warm, sunny and sheltered position. Whether you grow them in the ground or in a large container, they will add a Mediterranean charm and may sometimes in hot summers, reward you with a heavy crop of fruit that need special preparation to make them edible.
Mature Height: 6-9 metres
Position: As much sun as possible
Soil: Chalk, Clay, Loam and Sand Well-drained
Flowering Period: May-July
Hardiness: Can survive as low as -10°C. However, they sometimes sustain damage between 3°C to -5°C, particularly in windy conditions