Olive Tree Bundle
Grow these surprisingly cold hardy, evergreen trees and enjoy your own home-grown olives! This 4-tree olive tree bundle is perfect for cross pollination that ensures abundant olives. Olives grow slowly, but will add much ornamental value to your yard. They can be easily processed into the tasty cured olives and oil we all love.
1 x Maurino Olive Tree (1 gallon)
Maurino is an excellent Tuscan oil cultivar prized for its delicate and aromatic oil. Maurino Olive Trees are somewhat compact with medium vigor and a graceful pendulous shape to them.
1 x Koroneiki Olive Tree (1 gallon)
Koroneiki Olive is a Greek variety originally cultivated on the lower hillsides, plains and coastal areas of Crete. Cold hardiness in northern climates is still being tested but Koroneiki has performed well in commercial orchards, coming into production early and setting heavy crops. Olives are very small but of excellent quality for oil.
1 x Nikita Jubilee Olive Tree (1 gallon)
Early ripening and very cold hardy, Nikita Jubilee™ Olive is a unique variety prized for its productivity and its flavorful, large fruit. Good for making green or black olives, it also make flavorful olive oil.
1 x Perpetua™ Olive Tree (1 gallon)
A valuable selection from the Nikita Botanic Garden, Perpetua™ is very cold hardy and productive. The large, tasty olives are excellent for curing and oil production.
Latin Name: Olea europaea
Site and Soil: Full sun and lots of warmth.
Pollination Requirements: Olives are wind-pollinized; pollination can be assisted by moving pollen from flower to flower with a small brush.
Hardiness: Hardy to about 5-10º F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-15 ft. in height.
Fruit Skin: Green, black if allowed to ripen longer
Bloom Time: May-June
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 30-40 pounds depending on your climate
Pests & Diseases: Olive Trees will occasionally get scales and in some climates are susceptible to Cercospora leaf spot but we have seen neither of those so far while growing olives in Oregon.
USDA Zone: 8