The olive tree has very different anatomical and physiological characteristics compared to other fruit trees; it is consider a peace and prosperity symbol and a source of food wealth for many different uses.
Full of history and symbolism, it is cultivated for its fruits, used for oil production or direct consumption.
But the olive tree is not only this: molded by time and adversity, it has all the characteristics to be included as a decorative element in any green space.
Still today it is of fundamental importance in our life: the product made from it brings out the flavors and is also used for cosmetics.
Characteristics of the plant:
Persistent foliage, tight, gray-green on top, silvery below. It has good resistance to drought and high winds but it fears humidity. Height from 6 to 8 m. Diameter: 4-5 m. Rounded shape. Slow growth. Resistant to: -6°/ -8° C.
Varieties available of 2 or 3 years old, in 20 cm pot.
|OLIV0ASC - of 2 years||OLIVE ASCOLANA||For table|
|OLIV0CAR - of 2 years||OLIVE CAROLEA||Twofold attitude: for oil and for table|
|OLIV0CIP - of 2 years||OLIVE CIPRESSINO||For oil|
|OLIV0COR - of 2 years||OLIVE CORATINA||Twofold attitude: for oil and for table|
|OLIV0DRI - of 2 years||OLIVE DRITTA||For oil|
|OLIV0FRA - of 2 years||OLIVE FRANTOIO||For oil|
|OLIV0GRO - of 2 years||OLIVE GROSSA DI SPAGNA||For table|
|OLIV0ITR - of 2 years||ITRANA||Twofold attitude: for oil and for table|
|OLIV0LEC - of 2 years||OLIVE LECCINO||For oil|
|OLIV0MAU - of 2 years||OLIVE MAURINO||For oil|
|OLIV0MOR - of 2 years||OLIVE MORAIOLO||For oil|
|OLIV0PEN - of 2 years||OLIVE PENDOLINO||For oil|
|OLIV0RAZ - of 2 years||OLIVE RAZZO O RAGGIOLA||For oil|
|OLIV0ROS - of 2 years||OLIVE ROSCIOLA||For oil|
|OLIV0TAG - of 2 years||OLIVE TAGGIASCA||Twofold attitude: for oil and for table|
|OLIV0OVO - of 2 years||OLIVE UOVO DI PICCIONE||For table|