Olive Tree Olea Europea
The olive tree has a Mediterranean ambiance and is characterised by it's beautiful habit, rough grey bark and narrow grey green leaves.
The summer flowers are insignificant although in warm summers will be followed by green olives which turn black when ripe.
Surprisingly hardy although does not want to be planted in very cold north facing positions. Grows very well in containers, but needs very well drained soil.
Height of stem 55cm (22 inches) x 25cm (8 inches) head diameter.