Grow this one for the foliage not the fruit - the silvery leaves and upright habit make for attractive hedges and feature trees. Hobby florists will love this one; and it's a great suburban garden tree as it is slow growing and doesn't mind a prune.
DESCRIPTION: Slow-growing long-lived Mediterranean tree with silvery leaves. This variety bears few fruits, and has an upright central trunk. USE IN: Shade tree, foliage plant. Can be coppiced for a hedge. Suitable for large pots. LOCATION: A full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Hardy shrub suited to most conditions nationwide especially frost-free locations, and coastal plantings.Perfect for sandy areas and poor soil. . Will tolerate light frost when mature. CARE: Easy if the climate is right for it. Mulch and water well during the first 12 weeks until the plant is established, prune after flowering to promote new growth and encourage bushiness not spindliness. For container-grown olives, repot if necessary during the growing season. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 7 m H x 4 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot height is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.