Olive – UC136A
Olea europaea “UC136A”
Olive trees are a very hardy fruit tree well suited to Perth’s Mediterranean climate. With silvery-green leaves and a dense evergreen canopy they make a perfect ornamental tree and are very useful for screening. Suitable for coastal conditions. A very long lived tree that can be a moderate grower when young but slows down with age. The small creamy white flowers are produced in late spring followed by the fruit. Can be grown in large pots successfully. Best in full sun.
Produces very large round olives, perfect for pickling.
Fruit : Large, skin is green turning black when ripe.
Flesh: Green turning black when ripe.
Possible Pollinators: Plant with other varieties to ensure good fruit production.