This ancient tree has been cultivated for thousands of years, prized for it fruit and foliage. The Manzanillo variety has a more spreading habit with medium to large fruit well suited to pickling and oils. The grey-green foliage provides an excellent contrasting backdrop in the garden. Commonly used for canning and oils.
Olive Tree - 'Manzanillo' - Olea Europaea
Plant in full sun and well draining soil. Drought and heat tolerant once established. More spreading habit with medium to large fruit. Height 20-30', width 12-20'. Slow to moderate growth. Prolific bearer. Easy to grow, drought tolerant. Zone 9-11.