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Olea europaea 'Manzanillo' /Olive

Olea europaea 'Manzanillo'  / Olea europaea 'Manzanillo'
Narrow, silvery-gray foliage
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Narrow, silvery-gray foliage

Dense foliage on this young tree

Close-up image of olive foliage

Trees growing in a southern California botanical garden

Specimen olive tree

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Scientific Name: Olea europaea 'Manzanillo'
Common Name: Olive
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Green, Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is an evergreen tree which produces dense, silvery-gray foliage. It has a low, spreading form and is often used in commercial olive groves. Plant in full sunlight in a fertile soil. Once established olives are quite drought tolerant.