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Olea europaea Verdale

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A5, A11
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Wantirna
A5, A11
Size: 20cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $20.60 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $22.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Olea europaea Verdale Olive,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense, Upright

Description:
Verdale is one of the most silvery foliaged olives and therefore is selected both for its ornamental as well as fruiting capabilities. The fruit has a large pip but is a great tasting table olive. All fruit harvested requires processing before eating. Ranging in size from 2-10m tall it has beautiful dense silvery foliage. 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.

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, Mass Planting, 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 Europe

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

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