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    Arbequina Olive Tree for Sale

    Arbequina Olive Tree for Sale

    Arbequina Olive Tree for Sale

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Arbequina Olive Tree

Olea europaea 'Arbequina'


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Arbequina Olive Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Arbequina Olive Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
Add a Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 20℉)

Growing Zones 8-11 outdoors
4-11 patio
8-11 outdoors

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

20 ft.

Mature Width:

12 ft.


Full Sun


8-10 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:

October - November

Fruit Color:


Year to Bear:

0-1 years

Botanical Name:

Olea europaea 'Arbequina'

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Fast Growing Olive Tree & Best Tasting

Enjoy fresh, healthy olives, as soon as the very first year! Arbequinas are popular because of their flavor, but they also have one of the highest concentrations of healthy, antioxidant-rich oils. And even a small tree can produce 20 lbs. of olives each year. Plenty for healthy salads, recipes and incredible home-made olive oil.

Beware, not all Arbequina Olive trees are the same. Ours are started from branch cuttings, not seed. This gives you fruit several years sooner. Our growing process is more involved, but gives you a much better product. Plus, your tree is grown and shipped in it's own container with all of it's roots intact (rather than dug out of the ground when you order). So rather than recovering, your tree is growing and fruiting.

Arbequinas are very adaptable and can be grown in all areas of the United States. They're seldom bothered by pests and can easily be grown organically in all 50 states.

Grows Indoors or Out... tolerating cold temperatures down to 20F. Plant outdoors in growing zones 8-11, and in zone 7 if blocked from northern winds. In northern states, just pot them up in a container and bring them indoors during the harshest weeks of winter. Some people grow Arbequinas indoors all year-round, as unusual house or office plants. We recommend bringing them outdoors, during the summer months, in order to get the most fruit production.

As they age, you get that unique gnarly, muscular look. Landscape Architects have fallen in love with Olive trees. Mature olive trees are sold and transplanted for $10,000 or more. What's great is... you don't have to spend this much, or wait very long. Arbequinas are very fast growers when planted in the ground. They are also easy to prune to a manageable size when grown in containers.

These olive trees are semi-deciduous, meaning they only drop their leaves in extreme cold. If you pot them up and bring them indoors, they keep all their leaves throughout the winter time.

Arbequinas are self-pollinating, so you only need one to produce fruit.

Olive trees have become a universal symbol for health and peace. Backyard gardeners and gift givers have fueled the demand for these trees. We will likely sell out at the end of the season. We recommend that you place your order soon, while supplies are still available.

Arbequina Olive Tree Pollination

Arbequina Olive Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Arbequina Olive Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Customer Reviews

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Planted my olive tree outside in a half whiskey barrel (zone 9). It was FULL OF OLIVES by the second summer. I can wait to harvest and cure them...
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
I bought 2 of these Arbequina olive cuttings. Zone 9, heavy clay soil. Both planting sites identically ammended with garden soil & manure, identical mulch, sunlight & water. 17 days later, 1 is already budding new leaves & looks vibrant. The other is trying to hang on, though the tips of some leaves are browning. As long as 1 survives I can replant the dead one with a cutting from the healthy one later on
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
The tree came in a really strong box and was delivered in excellent shape even though it had a long journey to NJ. I ran out and bought a big enough pot for it and top soil... I am so looking forward to getting my own Olives.. (The tree already is showing buds for Olives) I am very happy that I chose to go with the biggest you offer. Thanks for your advice..
January 1, 2013
I own two Arbequina Olive Trees both are thriving and growing. unfortunately neither has produced any olives. One tree was planted last fall 2010 and the other the other spring 2011. My ground is heavy clay and I had to supplement with a mixture of soil and fertilized with fruit tree spikes. We are experiencing extreme heat conditions here in Texas and the trees seem healthy. In addition to the olive trees I have planted a couple of pear trees,orange trees,peach trees all are taller then the fence but none have produced any fruit with exception of the orange trees. I have hopes for them next year
January 1, 2013
over 7 years ago
Beautiful tree
Very good growth habit and drought tolerant.I've had a profusion of blooms but no fruit set as of yet.May need a pollinator.Very pleased with the tree.
July 2, 2015
over 5 years ago
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I received the olive tree and put it into a container. From my understanding, I am in a zone (7) where I could either put it into the ground or opt for a container. I think I'm right on the line for that. The reason I opted for a container is because I am afraid it will get too cold here as last winter it was unseasonably FREEZING. So, didn't want to risk losing it by planting it in-ground. It looks and is growing great! No fruiting yet, but I think it's still early for the size I ordered. Arrived well-packaged and healthy and still looks healthy. Will bring it inside when it gets too cold in the winter.
October 16, 2014
over 3 years ago
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I purchased the 5' version of this tree in the hopes of growing my favorite variety of olives here in New England. I've only had the tree for 10 months or so but it's produced many leaves (no olives yet). From what I understand, it should be possible to keep the tree outside until the temps are consistently hitting the low 20s, and then bring it in for the rest of the winter. Apparently this lets the buds set (for olives, in the fall rather than the spring like other trees). But, olives or not, it's been a great tree
January 1, 2013
over 6 years ago
i live in so cal and have ordered two of these trees from at two different times.

the first, ordered about 9 months ago, was a thinner than a pencil and barely met the minimum specified order height. plus, it was so crooked i didn't think it would ever grow straight.

after numerous experiements i finally forced the 'trunkette' to conform to a metal rod for a few weeks. that helped. it's still crooked but not as dramatically as when it first arrived and it has figured out how to grow branches so it's balanced.

i gradually gave the trunk more and more freedom from staking (we get 50mph santa ana winds regularly here) so it could adapt to wind without being blown into the pacific ocean. it's been unstaked for the past 6 months or so.

it now has a proper trunk, is almost 6 feet tall, has many branches with many leaves, and.... IT HAS BUDS! unless disaster strikes i'm going to have olives this year, and lots of them judging by the number of buds.

none have opened yet (it's nearing the end of february) so i don't know what the flowers look like or how long it takes to mature from a flower to an olive, but i'm pretty excited.

after that first one started look decent, i ordered a 2nd one. it was much taller and straighter than the first but also had a thin trunk. i wouldn't call this one pathetic, but it's far too thin to keep the top off the ground unless it's (loosly) staked

that one didn't appear to do anything after planting. it doesn't look weaker or sickly but the trunk is no taller and no thicker than when it arrived. nevertheless, it too has olive buds.

i'm not sure how that's going to work for this tree because the weight of those olives could be testing my staking skills for a while.

but i'm obviously pretty happy with my olive trees. i'm in the process of leveling some more of my land so i can plant another 10-20 of these trees, if all continues to go well with my first two trees.
February 21, 2015
over 3 years ago
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I love the tree
I have a great experience with
I love the tree they sent, the first shipment didnt work out, so they sent me a second one. The tree is beautiful, healthy, and its happily growing at the California foothills. It grew 6 inches this summer. I wish I could put up a photo to see it.
Thank you!
November 12, 2014
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This is my second tree from FGT and I'm thrilled again, maybe even more than before because my tree has not gone dormant - it's December, the tree is heavily mulched outside and has new growth on it. FGT is definitely my source for trees
January 1, 2013
over 4 years ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Arbequina Olive Tree

Arbequina Olive Tree Planting Diretions

The Arbequina Olive Tree is small, brown plant which takes its name from the village Arbeca located in Catalonia. The olives are an important part of the economy in this small village along with almonds, cereals, pears, peaches and apples. With one of the highest concentration of oils, the Arbequina Olive Tree is mainly used for olive oil production although they are also served as table olives. As the trees are typically small with weeping branches, the olives are relatively easy to handpick making it popular amongst growers in various regions of Spain and regions in the southern US.

The size of the tree means it is suitable for dense planting. The Arbequina Olive Tree is also very popular with consumers given its unique flavor, which is quite peppery as well as the health benefits associated with it. Many people like to use olive oil in cooking. The Arbequina Olives change color during the ripening process, going from a light green to pink before finally becoming a brown to purple shade. The olive oil derived from the Arbequina Olive Tree varies in color from green to a golden yellow depending on when the olives are harvested.

Location: Arbequina Olives make great additions to balconies, patios and even indoors due to their ability to live well in containers.

Planting Instructions: You should plant your Arbequina Olives in a small container. Once it has reached a few feet tall, you can move it to a permanent place to grow. Do this by digging a hole twice as wide as the root ball. Place the Olive tree inside and cover with soil. They can also be moved to larger pots with great success.

Watering: Allow Olive trees to dry out a bit in between waterings, never allowing the soil to become saturated. When the soil is dry in the first two inches, it’s time to water.

Fertilization: Use a high nitrogen fertilizer, something like a 17-6-10 timed release would be perfect.

Weed Control: If your Arbequina Olives shows signs of weeds, simply remove the weeds and as much of the weed root system as possible. You can choose a common pesticide available in most stores if you feel the problem is out of control or simply keep removing the weeds until they are no longer a problem.

Pests and Disease: The only pest most balcony or patio olive growers need to worry about is scale, which is easy to treat with insecticidal soap or BioNeem. Spray the entire tree according to the package instructions. If your tree is indoors, be sure to choose an insecticidal soap approved for indoor use.

Pruning: Thin out young plants to 3-4 main branches. After blooming in spring, clip the tips of the branches. Make the cut just above the point where a pair of leaves attaches to the stem. Leave each branch at least six inches long, but how much longer is up to you and what will look good on your balcony or patio.

Pollination: Arbequina Olives are wind pollinated, and generally self-fertile. However, you will get better fruit production if you have more than one tree. Be sure to either choose two of the same variety, or if you are picking different varieties, two or more trees that bloom at the same time.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Matthew C on Apr 20, 2018
I love olives
Janita P on Apr 8, 2018
Matthew C on Apr 20, 2018
Wanted something different. Oilve tree seemed ideal
Raymond F on Apr 9, 2018
I love olives
Janita P on Apr 8, 2018
I wanted to grow my own olives. I liked the description of the flavor of the olives as well as that it can grow in my hardiness zone.
Kata S on Apr 7, 2018
Wanted an attractive tree for winters indoor and summer outdoor in a pot. Also liked the fact that it will have edible olives.
KATHRYN A S on Mar 27, 2018
Just returned from the south of France and these trees were on all the patios. I wanted to try a "European" look for my patio and it will be fun to see the olives grow! I can't wait to get my tree!
Jeanne S on Mar 12, 2018
Sounds interesting
Janice S on Mar 11, 2018
Humberto Y on Mar 10, 2018
This will add to my Santorini, Greece, feel we are going for in our house.
Carrie K on Mar 5, 2018
I have been looking for a fruit bearing potted olive tree for my patio in the summer which will come inside for the winter months in pa. So glad to have found you!
Maureen S on Feb 26, 2018
I’ve been eyeing this tree for several years and finally decided to take the plunge. I love the idea of the tree itself but then add that it’s fruiting.. yes!
Katherine D on Feb 25, 2018
Olives Tree is Beautiful.Plus , The Fruit is resourceful.
Anthony C on Feb 21, 2018
Thought it would go well in my living room as a compliment to my huge ficus
Ellen F on Feb 18, 2018
This is a gift and the receiver has been wanting an olive tree.
Marti V on Feb 18, 2018
I already have the Arbequina Olive tree - its one of favorites and people are always impressed with it and ask about it although it's now about 2 years old and I've never had an a single Olive. I thought another Olive tree might help.
Jo-Anne F on Feb 15, 2018
its so beautiful! cant wait to get some olives
Sanna S on Feb 14, 2018
I was looking at the 3-4 ft tree but with free shipping decided to go with the 4-5 ft tree.
Kelley V on Feb 9, 2018
I like olives.
DONALD R on Feb 8, 2018
Excellent customer service, details. I'm pleased and content with every thing I've bought from this company.
Debra M K on Feb 2, 2018
I love this trees
Morais Winery V on Jan 28, 2018
trying to add to my sunporch
Pat P on Jan 25, 2018
Due to the recommendations and usage as well as its ability to be in the house.
Tina D on Jan 25, 2018
pretty and we like olives
Abby G on Jan 21, 2018
Beautiful plant
lisa l on Jan 15, 2018
Saw an add in paper about this strain of olive tree.
Louise S on Jan 9, 2018
love plants and looking forward to growing a huge tree!!!
abby l on Jan 8, 2018
Was a sympathy gift. Olives represent peace
Jill and Dennis K on Jan 6, 2018
I wanted one that I could grow indoors.
Joyce C on Jan 4, 2018
wanted an unusual, beautiful and meaningful indoor plant (that is not poisonous to cats)
jennifer b on Jan 2, 2018
A Christmas gift to myself.
Patricia Y on Dec 26, 2017
Recommended by home and garden section of the local newspaper.
Earl A on Dec 25, 2017
seems like the perfect lanai tree for me here in FL
Joseph S on Dec 23, 2017
Everyone loves these plants! Quick and easy, not to mention good.
Jo H on Dec 22, 2017
DR GARY & TONI P on Dec 20, 2017
My wife loves Olive trees! She will love this!!!!
Steve P on Dec 15, 2017
Love Olive trees and remind us of South of France. But it didn't make it in our more dry Western light NYC apt.
pattie m on Dec 12, 2017
I always liked the color of the olive tree as an ornamental tree in pot.
Rouben S on Dec 9, 2017
My wife always wanted an Olive tree after seeing one on her favorite decorating show on TV.
Tim R on Dec 9, 2017
Loved the olive trees in Morrocco and liked that it can be put in a pot.
James W on Dec 3, 2017
Daughter loved!
Daryl M on Dec 2, 2017
as a gift. my wife loves olives. we have a big room for winters and a nice porch for the summer.
Christopher M on Nov 26, 2017
Mother-in-Law loves olives. They have just bought a new home and this Olive tree is both a peace offering and a housewarming gift.
James M on Nov 25, 2017
In memory of my father that passed this year he loved olives!!
melissa r on Nov 25, 2017
Love the look of olive trees and wanted to experiment in growing my own!
Tina S on Nov 11, 2017
Experiment.. tree hasn't bloomed yet. Fun to anticipate fruit
Dennis R on Nov 11, 2017
Love olives!
Pamela N on Nov 5, 2017
Just returned from the Mediterranean, I want gnarly, twisted olive trees which also produce fruit-really excited by the purchase. If you have specific recommendations regarding soil preparation, I am all ears.
David L on Nov 3, 2017
Need some good health and wealth around the office!
Steve L on Nov 3, 2017
after 3 years the olive tree has never produced any olives.
Golf Bob on Nov 2, 2017
Love the look, olives and grows well in Texas. I plan on planting on my property in the next 2 years.
Final E on Oct 24, 2017
Wanted something different. Oilve tree seemed ideal
Raymond F on Apr 9, 2018
I wanted to grow my own olives. I liked the description of the flavor of the olives as well as that it can grow in my hardiness zone.
Kata S on Apr 7, 2018
how big a pot for patio planting ?
richie on Feb 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 5 gallons or so should give you room for a plant that will fill your patio.
I live in Virginia. Can I plant this outdoors with success?
Giancarla G on Feb 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 8-11. Clink on the link to lookup what growing zone your in.
does the Arbequina Olive Tree come in a pot?
A shopper on Jun 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Some of our trees arrive in pots. However, if the pot is too large for shipping then it will be carefully removed and the root balls will be wrapped in burlap.
How do you take care of this olive plant in doors and how much water?
Kathleen P on Aug 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Olive tree still must have sun or a grow light, turn your tree a quarter turn every week to ensure even growth. Average room Humidity; tolerant of dry air. Water thoroughly, then allow the top 2 in of soil to dry out between watering. Never allow the soil to get soggy which can kill the tree very quickly.
I live in zone 9. My 2 olive trees are outside all year. I've heard they don't do well in the humidity. Has anyone else found this to be true? Any success stories from people living in Florida?
Andrew D on Sep 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Olive are not big fans of humidity. Actually if live in a dry, fair balmy area with lots of sunshine, low wind and humidity, and winter temperatures never falling below 15 degrees, then you are best to grow olives. However have heard of Olives making it pretty well in FL, just adding a tad of TLC to the Olive trees care.
How do I treat black bugs that look like little black spots?
D Faye S on Jun 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can spray your plant with a mixture of 1 tablespoon canola oil a few drops of Ivory soap into 1 quart water. Shake well and pour into a spray bottle. Spray plant from above down, and from below up to get the underside of leaves. The oil smothers the insects.
Is this self polinating? (does it need a mate?) Will it set fruit/pollinate indoors?
Andrew D on Sep 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Olive are self fertile. Like with other fruit trees if you have two each should produce more.
Once grown in a pot, can the Olive tree be transplanted into the grown in 3-5 years time?
Olivia on Jul 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can transition your tree from a pot into the ground. Just be sure not to damage the roots when planting your tree, and be aware that your tree may take a year to adjust to it' new surroundings outside.
Why is my olive tre losing it's leaves (recently brought inside for the winter months in Pensylvania) ?
Demetrius F on Dec 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It could be going thru stress due to the move from outdoors to indoors, which is normal. Also dry heat. Mist the leaves with a spray bottle 2 times a day.
How large is the root system? How close to the house can it be planted?
Helen on Feb 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They do not have an invasive root system. I would plant at least 6 feet from a structure.
Is this tree in particular (Arbequina Olive Tree) organic?
Redginald S on Feb 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: To comply with USDA phytosanitary regulations, we are required to apply a mild chemical treatment to all trees shipped over state lines. This treatment is required to prevent the spread of potentially devastating pathogens from one state to another and is mandatory for all growers. Once your trees arrive, you can use all natural and organic growing techniques to grow organic fruit.
What type of soil / or mixture to you recommend for a tree that will be indoors / potted for its lifetime? Thank you.
Peter G on Sep 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: A good organic potting soil with a mixture of composted and manure and perlite will work great. Also adding a cup or 2 of lava rock spreads out the nutrition and increases the drainage capabilities.
I live in Madisonville La. I am trying to decide where I should plant it? Front yard or back yard. Both face the north and south getting full sun. Can anyone give me some info on placement of plant
judy d on Jun 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hello.. I bought one of these two years ago and it sits on my pool deck in full sun. I live in Los Angeles so it gets sun year round. The first summer I had the tree I actually got about 3 dozen olives off it. The beauty also it has grown very well and needs little water. Mine is planted in a large terracotta pot. Sometimes I forget to water it for over two weeks and have had no issue at all with it. And actually I just bought a second one.

TT-Los Angeles, CA
how do you prune an olive tree ?
michael t on Oct 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It’s best to prune your olive trees in the late winter or early spring. Remove any dead or damaged branches with a sterile and sharp pair of loppers or hand pruners. Keep in mind that olive trees only produce fruit on branches that are at least a year old, so it might be better to wait until after your trees have fruited to prune them.
How do you get olive oil from the fruit and is the oil good to cook with or use as a salad dressing?
randy on Nov 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: There are many steps involved in getting the oil from the olives. Starting from harvesting to cleaning, grinding, extracting, There are many recipes and styles of making the oil out of the olive out there on the internet.
will my olive tree lose it's leaves in the winter ?
Demetrius F on Dec 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No they will not loose their leaves in the winter. If you bring them from outdoors to indoors they may lose some of their leaves.
Fertilizer for olive trees?
A shopper on Jul 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I use the Jobes organic fruit tree fertilizer on all my fruiting trees. Nothing specifically lists "for olives" but my arbequina have done very well after application and I have my first olive crop.
I am purchasing this as an indoor tree -- sort of as a decorative item for my living room, which gets LOTS of natural light. Think of it as a substitute for the fiddle fig trees that are so common. I don't particularly care one way or another if it ever produces olives. Will this work well for what I intend? Does anyone else have this strictly indoors for decorative purposes? I do have a balcony that I could bring it out in the summertime, but I would prefer keeping it potted in my living room at all times. Thanks!
kevin s on Feb 27, 2018
I've had 2 Arbs in the past 4 yrs. The 1st. didn't last a year inside. F-G-Ts replaced it.( Buy the insurance).
I usually leave mine outside until the temps fall below freezing here in the laurel highlands of Pa. They are a hardy tree that can withstand some serious weather. I have left mine out in blazing sun, heavy, rain storms, high winds and light frost...not a problem, till I bring it in, in the late fall! It goes into serious shock and loses leaves and looks like its dying. This is March and mine is still losing leaves, but new ones are growing and the trunk is still a healthy green. It has a few dead limbs that I will prune in a few weeks before it goes back outside.This seems to be the norm. This is a tree that wants and needs to be outside...not a fern, or house plant!
They aren't cheap and do take some a big pot...drill holes in the base..add a few #3 stones to the base for the tree roots to rest atop. Don't over water indoors. I've even added coco mulch to my potting medium. My Arb has yet to produce any fruit, but is the norm for a single young tree. If and when it does bare fruit ..they will stain what they land on!

Sorry to be long winded, These are beautiful trees!..In full bloom outside!..not so great inside!!!
I'm kicking around buying another for a mate.
Good luck with your Arb.
How old are the 5-6 ft. trees?
Devon J on Jul 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are about 4-5 years old.
What does chill hours exactly mean?
Doug D on May 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Chill hours is the number of hours between 32-45F during the dormant period. This is mostly between November and February, in order for to produce fruit the following year.
Is the Arbequina Olive salt tolerant? I live 500 feet from the ocean in Florida.
Jim T on Mar 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are moderately salt tolerant.
Can you keep this arbequina tree in a pot for a long time and how long does it live in the pot?
Nora D on Mar 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: yes you can but you need a very big pot with room for the roots plus an area for rocks at the bottom. The roots do not like to stay wet all the time, so good drainage is a must. I would expect it would live as long as it has room to grow
How old does the tree have to be to produce?
Karen S on Nov 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can take 2-3 years to produce olives.
If I buy the smallest tree $49.95, how long will it take to bear fruit?
Doris M. M on Nov 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can take 3-4 years to bear fruit.
I recently moved my olive tree indoors for the winter. It is an appropriate sized pot and in a south facing window, but it is dropping some of its leaves. Is this normal?
Seeth T on Oct 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes this is normal. When moving a tree from outdoors to indoors it can stress the tree.
How soon does the tree need to be planted? We received the olive tree today but won't be at our home to plant it for another week
John B on Jun 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can keep it in the pot that it arrives in until you are ready for planting.
I want an olive tree to grow in pot (Zone 6) I will pay for the largest tree that would be able to harvest olives is this coming fall 2016. Is that a possibility?
Fadel S on May 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would still give it a couple of years to get a good harvest.
I wanted to clarify that instructions regarding growing zones. I am in zone 7. So my questions are would I need to only plant the olive tree in a pot and then bring it in during winter? Or are the instructions stating that I would plant it in the ground and then dig it up during the winter pot it and then bring it in during the winter?
Jarrett B on Dec 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: In a zone 7 you would not plant them in the ground, but in a pot and bring it indoors in the winter.
Can these trees grow indoors? Next to a well-let sliding door.
Raffi on Nov 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they can
how do you care for this olive tree?
Katy A on Aug 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We have a great website with planting and care instructions. Here is the link:

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You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

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