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Koroeiki Greek Olive

Olea Europea “Koroneiki"

$29.95

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-t- Planting Mix
Koroeiki Greek Olive Planting Mix

Helps your Koroeiki Greek Olive 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
$6.95
-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.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

$19.95
Add A Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 4-7 patio / 8-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 20℉)



Growing Zones 8-11 outdoors
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-20 ft.

Mature Width:

8-12 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Spacing:

16-22 ft.

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

Autumn

Fruit Color:

Dark purple

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Olea Europea “Koroneiki"

Does Not Ship To:

AZ



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

Delicious olives, great for snacking and cooking

The Greek Olive tree is renowned for producing large crops of fruit, which are commercially pressed to make extra virgin olive oil. This tree makes a great addition to your landscape. It can grow up to 30 feet outdoors in hot climates. In a container on a patio or indoors it will remain compact, measuring 15 to 20 feet at full maturity, with regular pruning.

The tree produces small, aromatic, cream-colored flowers amid shiny evergreen leaves. Flowers are both male and female and are pollinated largely by wind. The green olives turn purple as they ripen and become ready to harvest in early October. Later crops will be ready to harvest in early January. The olives have a full flavor and are healthful as well as delicious. Earlier crops will have a slightly fruiter taste that later ones.

The Greek Olive enjoys warm and humid environments, full sunlight or partial shade. This is a drought-tolerant tree that will not demand frequent watering. A high-nitrogen fertilizer is advisable upon planting, to give the tree an initial boost. It is a low-maintenance tree that can be grown outdoors in the humid, southern climes but will also survive in a container on a northern patio or balcony if it can be brought indoors during the colder months.





Koroeiki Greek Olive Pollination

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

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The 2nd one I bought is good but I never heard back about the first that died with no explanation. I did write about it and was told if it didn't revive, let us know. Never heard anything and I did write.
July 23, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
7
Dry Martini with Olive
My olive trees are growing GREAT. I put one in a pot and one in the ground. I'm trying to experiment and test cold-hardiness in Charlotte NC. I can't wait for my first olive....
July 26, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Looking forward to harvest
I planted the trees only 7 feet apart, on either side of entrance to my shed. One shot up in no time. The other just sat there for several weeks. We were very dry, but I watered. Now # 2 has significant new growth. I'll need to trim # 1 this fall to keep them looking like twins.
July 24, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
10
Doing amazing here is texas
This is doing VERY WELL.
Woudl recomend anyone to purchase.
June 4, 2016
Cedar Creek, TX
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
8
Cretan Olive - ???? ??? ??? ?????
I've bought many trees from this site, and mostly all of them arrived in great condition which hasn't been the case with other online nurseries. This tree arrived in great condition. I received a very small tree, the size of a plant, but it has taken off with a ton of development and is doing very well in my climate (Central FL). This olive is a prized olive with a history as rich as the culture it originates from. The island of Crete in Greece is covered with these beautiful trees and the natives, along with me, adore this tree. This company has provided top notch customer service which is hard to believe, with the way things are today in this corporate driven society. They listened to my concerns, and worked with me to ensure I was satisfied with every purchase. I plan to continue buying from this vendor and I hope they continue to have success with their nursery.
Taken at night, tree's branches have grown 3"-4"in the last two months since the purchase in Sept.
Closer shot of tree's growth.
November 8, 2017
Growing Zone:
9

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Koroeiki Greek Olive


Koroeiki Greek Olive  Planting Diretions

There’s a reason the Greek poet Homer once dubbed Greek Olive Oil “liquid gold." Like the tree itself, the olives produced from Greek Olive Trees are some of the best in the world. This tree is long lived. Follow these directions carefully, and you will be enjoying your own Greek Olives for your entire lifetime.

Choosing a location: Choose a location that receives full or partial sun. An area that gets 6 hours or more sun per day is optimal. Make sure the location you choose is safe from strong winds, otherwise stake your young tree for protection.

Planting Directions:
1) Soil is ideal at a pH range of 5 to 8.5 and should drain well.
2) Loosen the soil in the planting area to make sure it drains well but do not add anything to the soil.
3) Dig your hole to easily accommodate the entire root system, place your tree in the hole and tamp to remove any air pockets.
4) Stake your young tree if possible to help its root system develop. Remove the stake after the tree’s trunk reaches a diameter of 1.25 inches.
5) Water your Greek Olive Tree thoroughly.

Watering: When your tree’s root system becomes established, your Greek Olive Tree will be extremely drought resistant. Until that time, water the young tree every third day for the first 2 weeks, then once every 2 weeks. After that, give your tree 1 inch of water per week for the first few months. Monitor your tree for necessary watering requirements from there.

Pruning: Prune your Greek Olive Tree to the shape you desire. Prune towards the end of winter in mid-February and in the fall. Prune out low branches and tips of stems that have grown too long but if you are looking to harvest fruit keep in mind that olives bear fruit on the previous year’s growth.

Fertilization: Fertilize your Greek Olive Tree only after planting. Use a slow-release fertilizer to boost nitrogen by at least 10 percent.

Pests: Be sure to rinse any pruning tools prior to use to avoid spreading Olive Knot. This bacterial disease is prevalent during rainy months. The oils naturally produced in olives serve as a pest repellent. Olive Fruit Flies are typically found in the Mediterranean but have been encountered in some areas primarily on the west coast. There are commercial sprays and traps available to rid the tree of this pest.

Tips:
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Plant your Greek Olive Tree away from sidewalks to avoid stains from fallen ripe fruit.
*You can grow your Olive Tree in a large container and shape it into a Bonsai

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Interesting tree. Desire to be less reliant on store produce
jeffrey f on Oct 31, 2017
love olives
Kathleen K on Mar 31, 2016
Interesting tree. Desire to be less reliant on store produce
jeffrey f on Oct 31, 2017
because its a sacred plant !
bethi s on Apr 19, 2016
love olives
Kathleen K on Mar 31, 2016
Live by the water and want to try setting this tree in ground. I have an Olive in a container already.
Janet W on Sep 1, 2015
because its a sacred plant !
bethi s on Apr 19, 2016
Live by the water and want to try setting this tree in ground. I have an Olive in a container already.
Janet W on Sep 1, 2015
when and how do i harvest olives from my koroneiki olive tree ?
A shopper on Sep 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Howdy from Houston... not sure that we have a good report... we have a fine young Koro Olive tree... two years planted... about 5-6 feet high now- not a hint of olives or even flowers... it seems to be fine and healthy, but we are not planning on any olives for a while... Not sure if this is typical, but no olives for us... Best of luck! JHT in Texas
Why are the leaves in my Olive Tree falling? Thank you.
Glenda B on Dec 29, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Tree does not seem dead it has just lost all its leaves after I brought it inside. It is with lemon & avocado trees that are doing real well inside
If this is planted in coastal Monmouth county NJ can it survive the winter if it wrapped in insulation and a tarp?
Greg B on Aug 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Greg
It is zoned 8-11 planted outside so no I don't think you stand a chance of it surviving. Especially if you have a winter like the last 2 years. If you have a rust like problem on your leaves that's fungus not pests and needs to be treated with a fungicide. It will do well outside during your spring and summer and hot housed at first frost. I would keep it out of the hot house during any suitable weather. Hope this helps
Can you grow this in a pot indoors in NYC?
Abby M on Nov 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not sure how well it will do. Mine is in a small pot, and I bring it in for winter and take it out for summer.

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