Perpetua™ Olive Tree
A valuable selection from the Nikita Botanic Garden, Perpetua™ Olive is very cold hardy and productive. The large, tasty olives are excellent for curing and oil production.
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: Pereptua™ requires another olive nearby for cross-pollination. Olives are wind pollinated and should be planted no more than 20 ft. apart.
Hardiness: Perpetua™ is hardy to 10° F., lower once established.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-20 ft. in height but 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