Olea Europaea. This olive tree with its spiral stem will add a Mediterranean touch to your garden, balcony or patio. After a few years, olives hang off the tree. However, these are more for appearance than for consumption. Evergreen Mediterranean shrub with an upright habit. Green / grey foliage with fragrant, creamy-white flowers in early summer followed by green fruit (olives) ripening dark purple. Normally hardy but may need protection during hard winters. Prefers sun and a sheltered position with well drained soil. Olive Tree with Spiral Stem
Name: Olea Europaea
Approx. Height and spread: prune to keep shape.
Position: Full sun – part shade.
Soil Ph: All.
Moisture: Well drained soil.