Olea europaea var. communis
EUROPEAN OLIVE
Oleaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
 
Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
9m
Plant habit
 
9m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers

Leaves: silver-grey underneath

Ornamental Fruit: black

Edibility: edible fruit
 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Red Bloodwood

Plant type: evergreen tree
H: 25m W: 15m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Find out more

Member's Tip

Fast plant facts

Margaret, Clayton VIC
Keep your secateurs clean otherwise you may carry disease from one plant to another. And don't forget to oil them for lasting use.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Olea europaea var. communis
EUROPEAN OLIVE
Oleaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
9m
Plant habit
 
9m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers

Leaves: silver-grey underneath

Ornamental Fruit: black

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary, dry style & mediterranean designs

Uses: shade tree, formal screen, informal screen, windbreak, large planter, topiary, espalier

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






Advert