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Olea europaea 'Montra'

Little Ollie Olive

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Olea europaea 'Montra'
Principal Common Name Little Ollie Olive
Common Name(s)
Description Evergreen shrub with opposing simple dark green leaves, paler and silvery leaves beneath. Attractive as ornamental hedge, produces few fruit.
General Comments
Nativity South Africa and Southwest China
Height Range 6 - 8 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green : Gray under-side
Leaf Texture Dull : Leathery : Smooth : Strap-like
Form Edible : Shrub : Tree
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Any : Loam : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Fruit : Heat Tolerant : Insect resistant : Poor Soil tolerant

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