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Olive tree...


Olive tree...

love the trunk that is developing, over 20 years old now!



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Do you get any olives from the tree DD? It obviously likes where it is sited.

12 Feb, 2019

 

Yes we do every year, but the procedure is far too labour intensive, so we don't bother with them!!

12 Feb, 2019

 

Looks like a Paperbark Maple, interesting.

12 Feb, 2019

 

How lovely! I had no idea that Olive Trees could do this :)

12 Feb, 2019

 

Beautiful bark in such attractive colours. I too did not know that olive trees had such an interesting bark.

12 Feb, 2019

 

Very attractive ,there's a place in Norwich where they specialize in Olive trees in enormous pots they are terribly expensive ...

13 Feb, 2019

 

I love the stripy bark too.

14 Feb, 2019

 

Amy they are expensive, especially the huge ones, we bought this as a young plant! it moved house with us, was in a container for many years, before putting it in the garden....
Thanks ladies for your kind comments, this is the first time we have noticed it's beautiful bark!! and very happy to see it....

14 Feb, 2019

 

You are being rewarded for your patience Dd , the one reason I didn't like moving was leaving all my mature trees& shrubs behind it takes years to see them at their best ..

16 Feb, 2019

 

Fascinating to see an Olive tree with striped bark! I saw 1,000s of Olive trees in Spain but never did I see any with striped bark! Must be one specially chosen for it whereas the ones I was used to seeing were for harvesting their fruit.

17 Feb, 2019

 

Do you have any other Olive trees in your garden or nearby? I ask because they are wind pollinated & there would need to be more trees around for them to cross fertilize each other & produce fruit.

17 Feb, 2019

 

We bought it at our local market, so nothing special, it has always fruited!! our neighbours now have three small trees, but no idea if anyone else grows them....

18 Feb, 2019

 

Amy I agree, trees unless you go to the expense of buying a mature specimen, you have a long wait.....

18 Feb, 2019



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