Olive ‘Frantoia’

 

Features

  • Purple fruit which is good for green pickling early and then and for high quality oil.
  • Highly ornamental plant with green/grey foliage
  • Very interesting branch structure giving an architectural look.

Uses

  • Trims well to tight form suitable for wind and visual screening around patios, decks or boundaries.
  • Very drought resistant once established.
  • Grows well in containers.
  • Can be trimmed as standards, petched hedges or lawn specimen planting.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately coastal and frost hardy.
  • Very wind hardy conditions.
  • Prefers full sun.
  • Dry to   very moist soil conditions.

 

Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   Mediterranean