Olea europaea

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An attractive tree with narrow, oblong, silvery-grey foliage. Tiny white flowers are produced in summer followed by edible, green olives turning black when ripe. Ideal in containers or the garden and responds well to shaping if a formal look is required.
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Very versatile tree ideal for specimen planting, hedging, and topiary. Tolerant of very poor soils, provided they are well drained. Best fruiting will occur in a moist fertile loam. Feed once a year with Texture Plants 12 month planting food. Prune regularly to encourage fresh bushy growth, If growing for the fruit then prune after fruit collection. If un pruned then they will form a unique looking tree.