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  • Koroneiki Greek Olive  for Sale

    Koroneiki Greek Olive  for Sale

    Koroneiki Greek Olive  for Sale

    Koroneiki Greek Olive  for Sale

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Koroneiki Greek Olive

Olea Europea “Koroneiki"

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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.


Full Sun, Partial Sun


16-22 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:


Fruit Color:

Dark purple

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Olea Europea “Koroneiki"

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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.

Koroneiki Greek Olive Pollination

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

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Customer Reviews

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13 Reviews
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Greek Olive
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
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
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
over 3 years ago
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:
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
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
Doing amazing here is texas
This is doing VERY WELL.
Woudl recomend anyone to purchase.
June 4, 2016
Cedar Creek, TX
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
My prize
I have always wanted an Olive Tree and I finally decided to order one. What I got was an amazing tree. Simply Beautiful.
February 21, 2018
7 months ago
Growing Zone:
It's alive and about the only thing I can say good about it. It is the saddest looking tree I've ever seen. I expected a fuller thicker specimen. This is the skinniest leggy tree I've ever experienced. I've been very happy with other trees you have sent me but not this time. Sorry
May 11, 2018
6 months ago
Growing Zone:
Olive Trees Doing Gret
I received the two olive trees in short order and the trees were in good condition. I planted them the next day in a good place. I watered them well and the trees are putting out little green leaves. Thanks
June 24, 2018
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
I gave this olive tree as a gift. It looked healthy and arrived unharmed by the commute. It arrived on the day it was promised.I have made many purchases from this company and I am very pleased with everything.
May 23, 2018
5 months ago
Trees were exactly what I expected. - month in and they are growing well and very healthy. No issues at all.
August 7, 2018
2 months ago

Planting & Care

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

Koroneiki 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.

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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Why did you choose this? Store
Spouse is from Greece and loves olive trees
Maile K on Aug 6, 2018
They're beautiful
William M on Jul 7, 2018
Spouse is from Greece and loves olive trees
Maile K on Aug 6, 2018
me gusta
bertha g on Jul 26, 2018
They're beautiful
William M on Jul 7, 2018
Want to try growing my own olives and produce my own oil.
Tami D on May 28, 2018
I have always wanted an olive tree. I am so excited to have this.
James R on May 19, 2018
My husband has decided we need olive trees on our pool deck. I agreed because i wanted to try my hand and grow olives in our San Antonio, Texas home we are retiring to in 3 years to..
Armando H on May 17, 2018
I already have an olive tree now I’m ordering another fir a gift,
Peggy C on May 15, 2018
It looks good to combine to a fence for private
James R on May 8, 2018
The selling point for me is that the Koroneiki Greek Olive Trees will produce fruit the first year!
Sharon B on Apr 29, 2018
description of a purchaser (Dimos) as an olive grown on Crete.
Antoni M on Apr 23, 2018
I'm Greek and that's what we have on my property in Greece.
Peter L on Mar 19, 2018
We would like to press and our own olives for oil and eating. Providing healthy choices for other family home ranches.
Donald R on Mar 17, 2018
Brooke L on Mar 3, 2018
Most of my 13 grandchildren wanted this planted on my vacant 2 ac lot...
Harvey P on Feb 3, 2018
We eat olive
Hanna S on Jan 6, 2018
I live in Tarpon Springs Florida and all the local olive trees are nonfruit bearing trees. Why have an olive tree if you can't have olives.
PAMELA P on Dec 23, 2017
The reviews I read encourage me that they are hearty and easy plants. Known for peace, I love that.
Jo H on Dec 22, 2017
We look forward to pressing olives to make olive oil.
Just got back from Israel and olive trees are everywhere i wanted to see if i can grow them and make some olive oil.
Donald G on Nov 21, 2017
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
me gusta
bertha g on Jul 26, 2018
Want to try growing my own olives and produce my own oil.
Tami D on May 28, 2018
What is the expected annual growth rate?
Natalie S on Jul 12, 2018
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
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
is the koroneiki olive tree a grafted tree?
rob k on Feb 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is a grafted tree.
Can you grow this in a pot indoors in NYC?
Abby M on Nov 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is good for growing Zones 4 to 7 for a patio plant (which means you have to bring it inside for the Winter). Growing Zones 8 to 11 it can be planted in the ground and is cold hardy to 20 degrees F.

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