Arbosana Olive Tree
Arbosana Olive Tree is a highly regarded Spanish cultivar that produces a delicious fruity oil and also makes excellent brined olives for snacking on! Arbosana makes an excellent addition to the home orchard as it is dwarfing, growing only to about 12 feet in height and is self-fertile.
Latin Name: Olea europaea
Site and Soil: Olives like a warm, protected location with 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Arbosana is self-fertile but planting other varieties nearby can increase fruit production. Olives are wind pollinated and should be planted no more than 20 ft. apart.
Hardiness: Arbosana is hardy to 10° F., lower once established.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-15 ft. in height but much smaller with pruning
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our Olives have not been bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 8, 7 once established