Olive Trees
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I have an olive tree approx 3m high and 1.5 wide. Can I replant to a large pot without killing?

Zone 2571 | Anonymous added on September 21, 2019 | Answered

Can I also prune back to keep a reasonable size while still bearing fruit?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 22, 2019

Olive trees do very well in containers. Make sure when you transplant to get as much of the rootball as possible. Use thinning cuts to maintain height, but not before the tree is 4 years old. Here are some tips:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/olive/growing-olive-trees-in-containers.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/olive/pruning-olive-trees.htm

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