Plant Finder


Olea europaea Nab Tamri

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Olea europaea Nab Tamri Olive
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Trees Upright

Small feature tree that makes a stunning addition to the landscape with its grey-green foliage and edible fruit. The Nab Tamri variety has very large table fruit that is pickled both green and black. Produces moderate to heavy yields. Olives are suited to being planted as a feature tree in the landscape or grouped together to form a hedge. Use also in containers, as topiary or as an espalier.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Oleaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate