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i have planted a olive tree back in late summer it developed olives but not edible is there anything i can do to the tree like feed or mulch that will make it bare edible fruits sonia



Our summers aren't hot enough for decent fruit production on olives, Sonia, so unless you can provide much more sunlight, or a heated glass house, it won't be possible. Some years, if its very, very hot, you might just get a reasonable crop.

9 Feb, 2011


Raw olives are not edible anyway! The raw fruit is very hard and bitter. The fruits need to be maturerd in oil or brine for a long period before they can be eaten.

9 Feb, 2011


Mine produces little olives but they are 99% stone! Even global warming may not be enough for the avid British olive grower! Sorry, they are purely for ornamental purposes in the UK.

9 Feb, 2011

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