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Olea europaea Paragon

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Olea europaea Paragon

OleeurPar
Olive,
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $44.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $48.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Olea europaea Paragon Olive,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense, Upright

Description:
The olive is one of the oldest cultivated plants in history, grown for its fruit and oil production as well as ornamental use. Grows approx. 4-5m tall it has dark glossy green leaves with silver under sides. There are many varieties commercially available. All fruit harvested requires processing before eating. A very hardy tree that thrives in Mediterranean conditions looks great as a feature specimen avenue or hedge. It can also be trained to grow as a espalier or a standard. 'Paragon' is a heavy mid-season olive that yields approx. 300kg. Great olive for both oil and table.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Olives are generally very hardy and low maintenance they require well drained soil and do best when adequate fertiliser and water are available during the growing season. This variety can be pruned to desired shape which may mean an annual prune or more frequent for a topiary.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Oleaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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