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Q.Why Have Some Of The Olive Trees I Have On A Property In Greece I Recently Purchased, Stopped Producing Olives?

Zone Athens | Josh added on November 14, 2021 | Answered

I recently purchased a property in Greece with 2 dozen olive trees. All the trees are over 10 years old some 20-30 years old. However only 7 or 8 produce olives, though I hard that decades ago all the trees produced. Is it possible to get olive trees to grow olives again?

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Answered on November 15, 2021

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. Olives stop producing, mainly, due to disease. Since they are adapted to dry, poor soils, feeding them should be limited. You may have some result with adding phosphorus and potassium rich fertilizers, but don't add much nitrogen.

Here is an article that will help you with Olive care:



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