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Q.Olive Tree Variety

Zone A96RX90 | Anonymous added on October 24, 2022 | Answered

I have a small potted (trained) olive Europea which does not grow taller. I have seen olive trees as bushes/hedges in my neighbourhood that grow extensively and I am wondering how I can achieve that. Is it a different variety? Or do I need to buy a younger plant?

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Answered on November 7, 2022

The slow-growing European olive should get up to 20 feet tall if growing conditions are ideal. Here is what it needs:


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