Arbequina Olive Twist Tree

Item #1954.
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A unique oil olive tree used for ornamental purposes. The trunk is braided to show a distinctive look. Great for pots or landscaping!


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USDA ZONES: 9-11 Outdoors, 4-11 Patio
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Arbequina Olive Twist Tree is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Olea Europaea

A new twist on the historically significant olive tree! The Olive Twist is a treat for the eyes with its twisted trunk, beautiful grayish green leaves, cream flowers and small olive fruit that enriches autumn with subtle color. Beautiful in a Mediterranean garden, or even on a kitchen counter. And all with very little water or attention from you.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Purple
Ripens:
October - November
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

20' height with 10' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.

Years to Bear:
2
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
9 - 11
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
4 - 11
Chill Hours:
200 - 300
Size & Spacing

20' height with 10' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.

Plant 10' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care

Drought resistant trees grow in alkaline soils with little fertilization. Provide good drainage. Plant in early Spring or early Fall. This tree enjoys warm and humid environments, full sunlight or partial shade. Olive trees do not do well in windy locations. The trees are evergreen, long-lived, beautiful ornamentals with soft, gray-green foliage. Trees can grow up to 20' outdoors in hot climates. In a container on a patio or indoors it will remain compact, measuring 7' - 10' at full maturity, with regular pruning.

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