Area of origin: Mediterranean region. The cultivated olive was introduced into France by the Phoenicians during the construction of Marseilles around 500BC. Adult Dimensions: Height up to 15m (49,2'), width up to 8 m (26,2'). Foliage: Evergreen. Soil Type: Avoid excessively wet ground drain if necessary. Hardiness: Tolerant to -15°C, do not hesitate to use straw to cover ground in case of severe winter. Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
Especially selected for their sculptural effect, the Olive trees from this catalogue give an immediate effect. Each Olive tree is unique and has its own number. The tree that you select on the photographs above, matches the one ordered. Discover our special offer of the moment and choose yours...
Ideal grown on swimming pool surrounds, the specimen Olive tree will appreciate being surrounded with lavender, thyme, rosemary, decorative pebbles, Cistus... It can be pruned in February-March to keep its aesthetic, removing branches growing either downwards or towards the centre of the tree.
This gigantic pot with its outside diameter of 105 cm de diameter is just perfect to house big specimens such as a Specimen Olive tree. With its volume of 400 litres, the roots will have ample space to develop.
Olive Tree Standard: Thanks to their trimming skills, our professional gardeners give the olive tree standard its distinguishing shape. Statuesque and decorative, the olive tree standard will flourish on a terrace, a balcony, at the front entrance of a house or any other sunny spot.