Plant Database

SKYLARK DWARF OLIVE

OLEA EUROPAEA

Family:
Oleaceae
Irrigation:
Little to Moderate Water
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Origin:
MEDITERR
Landscape Value:
n/a
Life History:
Evergreen Tree
Propagation:
Propagate from seeds in fall, from heel cuttings in winter or from suckers
Climate/Zone:
Sunset Zones 8, 9, 11-24; H1, H2
Ethnobotanical Value:
n/a
Exposure:
Full sun
Blooming Season:
n/a
Edible Part:
Fruits
Fruiting Season:
Small crop end of year
Care Instructions:
Soils- Olive trees perform best in deep, rich soil, but they will grow in soil that is shallow, alkaline, stony, and has little to no fertilizer. Fertilizers- Olive trees need little nutrients and can survive in a range of soil pH. Fertilizers are rarel