Leccino Olive Tree
This hardy, unique and classic Italian variety, the Leccino Olive Tree is prized for its attractive, semi-weeping form and its early ripening, large and tasty fruit.
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: Plant Leccino with Arbequina or another variety for pollination. Olives are wind pollinated and should be planted no more than 20 ft. apart. You can assist pollination by moving pollen from flower to flower with a small brush.
Hardiness: Leccino is hardy to 10° F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our Olives have not been bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 8
Sunset Western Zone: 8, 9, 11-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed