Scientific Name: Olea europaea Form: Oval - horizontal, Vase
Common Name:hardy olive Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Irregular, Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):5 - 7m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Oblong, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, White, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Drupe, Green Purple
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Small garden/space, Summer interest, Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Leaves silvery green, oblong; flowers small, white, feathery; fruit a small green then purple drupe. Winter ID: buds opposite on four angled stem; immature olives may be present.