Olea europaea 'Montra'
Little Ollie Olive
|Scientific Name||Olea europaea 'Montra'|
|Principal Common Name||Little Ollie Olive|
|Description||Evergreen shrub with opposing simple dark green leaves, paler and silvery leaves beneath. Attractive as ornamental hedge, produces few fruit.|
|Nativity||South Africa and Southwest China|
|Height Range||6 - 8 FT|
|Spread Range||4 - 6 FT|
|Sunset Zones||8 : 9 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green : Gray under-side|
|Leaf Texture||Dull : Leathery : Smooth : Strap-like|
|Form||Edible : Shrub : Tree|
|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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