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  • Botanical Name: Olea europaea
  • Common Name(s): Common Olive Tree

Olive Tree (Olea europaea): Elegance in Every Branch

The Olive Tree, a symbol of peace and abundance, graces landscapes with timeless elegance. Originating from the sun-kissed regions of the Mediterranean, its silvery-green leaves and twisting branches create a living sculpture. As a hardy and resilient evergreen, it thrives in well-drained soil and basks in sunlight, embodying the spirit of endurance. Whether as a potted masterpiece or a grove centerpiece, the Olive Tree whispers tales of ancient orchards and imparts a touch of Mediterranean allure to your surroundings. Embrace the classic beauty of Olea europaea, where each branch holds a story of nature’s enduring grace.

Complete Care Guide for Olive Tree (Olea europaea)

The Olive Tree (Olea europaea) is a classic and resilient tree known for its longevity and the production of olives. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure the health and productivity of your Olive Tree:

Light:

  • Full Sun: Olive trees thrive in full sunlight. Place your tree in a location where it receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily. Ensure adequate sunlight exposure for healthy growth and fruiting.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Olive trees prefer moderate moisture but are susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Water deeply when the top inch of the soil is dry.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Soil: Plant your Olive Tree in well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. A mix of sandy soil and organic compost works well. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogged conditions.

Temperature:

  • Mediterranean Climate: Olive trees thrive in a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. They can tolerate occasional frost but prefer temperatures between 70-80°F (21-27°C) during the growing season.

Pruning:

  • Regular Pruning: Prune your Olive Tree to maintain its shape, control size, and encourage air circulation. Remove dead or damaged branches, and thin out crowded growth. Pruning is typically done in late winter or early spring.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Olive Tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring. Use a fertilizer specifically formulated for fruit trees, and follow package instructions. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which can hinder fruit production.

Harvesting:

  • Patience for Fruit: Olive trees may take several years to produce significant fruit. Harvest olives when they reach the desired size and color. Green olives are typically harvested before ripening, while black olives are harvested when fully ripe.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Watch for Pests: Keep an eye out for pests such as aphids, scale insects, and olive fruit fly. Regularly inspect the tree and treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Container-Grown Olive Trees:

  • Well-Draining Containers: If growing in containers, use a well-draining potting mix. Ensure the container has drainage holes, and water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil is dry.

Challenges:

  • Overwatering: Avoid overwatering, as Olive Trees are susceptible to root rot. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering to maintain a healthy root system.

Winter Care:

  • Protect from Frost: Provide protection during cold winters, especially if your region experiences frost. Mulch around the base of the tree to insulate the roots.

Propagation:

  • Propagation from Cuttings: Olive trees can be propagated from hardwood cuttings. Take cuttings in late winter or early spring, dip them in rooting hormone, and plant them in a well-draining rooting medium.

With proper care, your Olive Tree will not only provide an attractive addition to your landscape but may also yield delicious olives for culinary use.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Olive Tree (Olea europaea)

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   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Olea europaea
  • Common Name(s): Common Olive Tree

Olive Tree (Olea europaea): Elegance in Every Branch

The Olive Tree, a symbol of peace and abundance, graces landscapes with timeless elegance. Originating from the sun-kissed regions of the Mediterranean, its silvery-green leaves and twisting branches create a living sculpture. As a hardy and resilient evergreen, it thrives in well-drained soil and basks in sunlight, embodying the spirit of endurance. Whether as a potted masterpiece or a grove centerpiece, the Olive Tree whispers tales of ancient orchards and imparts a touch of Mediterranean allure to your surroundings. Embrace the classic beauty of Olea europaea, where each branch holds a story of nature’s enduring grace.

Complete Care Guide for Olive Tree (Olea europaea)

The Olive Tree (Olea europaea) is a classic and resilient tree known for its longevity and the production of olives. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure the health and productivity of your Olive Tree:

Light:

  • Full Sun: Olive trees thrive in full sunlight. Place your tree in a location where it receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily. Ensure adequate sunlight exposure for healthy growth and fruiting.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Olive trees prefer moderate moisture but are susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Water deeply when the top inch of the soil is dry.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Soil: Plant your Olive Tree in well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. A mix of sandy soil and organic compost works well. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogged conditions.

Temperature:

  • Mediterranean Climate: Olive trees thrive in a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. They can tolerate occasional frost but prefer temperatures between 70-80°F (21-27°C) during the growing season.

Pruning:

  • Regular Pruning: Prune your Olive Tree to maintain its shape, control size, and encourage air circulation. Remove dead or damaged branches, and thin out crowded growth. Pruning is typically done in late winter or early spring.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Olive Tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring. Use a fertilizer specifically formulated for fruit trees, and follow package instructions. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which can hinder fruit production.

Harvesting:

  • Patience for Fruit: Olive trees may take several years to produce significant fruit. Harvest olives when they reach the desired size and color. Green olives are typically harvested before ripening, while black olives are harvested when fully ripe.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Watch for Pests: Keep an eye out for pests such as aphids, scale insects, and olive fruit fly. Regularly inspect the tree and treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Container-Grown Olive Trees:

  • Well-Draining Containers: If growing in containers, use a well-draining potting mix. Ensure the container has drainage holes, and water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil is dry.

Challenges:

  • Overwatering: Avoid overwatering, as Olive Trees are susceptible to root rot. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering to maintain a healthy root system.

Winter Care:

  • Protect from Frost: Provide protection during cold winters, especially if your region experiences frost. Mulch around the base of the tree to insulate the roots.

Propagation:

  • Propagation from Cuttings: Olive trees can be propagated from hardwood cuttings. Take cuttings in late winter or early spring, dip them in rooting hormone, and plant them in a well-draining rooting medium.

With proper care, your Olive Tree will not only provide an attractive addition to your landscape but may also yield delicious olives for culinary use.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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