Olea El Greco – Greek Olive

  • Description
A compact Olive with smaller leaves giving a dense appearance. A consistent small fruiting variety with heavy crops. Has a good oil content and also used for pickling. Being from the Mediterranean olive trees require full sun and will tolerate wind coastal and can also survive extended dry periods. This variety especially good for hedging as it trims well into a dense hedge.
Height x Width 4 x 2
Range Small 1-5m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape Conical
Country of Origin Greece
Similar to Consider Syzygium resilience, Michelia Figo, Camellias, Pittosporums, Corokia, Griselinia, Ficus, Ilex largo, Eugenia Ventinatii
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Cream very small
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Accent Yes
Screening Yes
Hedging Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
Fruit Producing Yes but small
   Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.