The basics are no different than planting other trees and plants: Dig a hole; remove your tree from its container; put tree in the hole; and add soil and tamp down. Add support stakes if needed; water the tree and admire your handiwork. The specifics of olive tree planting can be more complex, particularly if you are planning and planting an orchard for commercial production of cured olives or olive oil. For purposes of conciseness, this article will focus on planting and not long-term care of your olive trees.
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Use this guide as an aid in making your purchasing decisions for both landscape and commercial olive tree purchasing. Olive trees make beautiful additions to any property, whether they’re used to add a striking visual in a garden or planted in an orchard to produce olives for consumption.
We harvest olive trees throughout California. Harvesting olive trees may begin as early as late August and will continue through November depending upon the region, variety and desired ripeness. They are picked for both eating and processing into oil, so the degree of ripeness is important and a factor in the timing of harvest.
We maintain and care for olive trees throughout California. Our staff is experienced in all facets of olive tree care and maintenance. We can oversee various growing conditions, from container maintenance to care of trees in your grove. We also consult on troubleshooting care issues such as pests or diseases, irrigation and more. Regular care of newly planted trees is essential for long-term olive tree health. Let us help you ensure your trees are off to a good start to last a lifetime.
We install and plant olive trees throughout California. Installing and planting olive trees can be a delicate operation. We are well-experienced with various planting conditions, from rocky to clay soils, to ensure each tree receives the care and preparation to protect it. Our crew members ensure each tree’s roots will thrive in their new home, providing a successful launch in your landscape or olive grove for a healthy and productive life.
We transport olive trees throughout California. Moving trees can be a delicate operation. Whether or not you’re moving a tree 50 feet or 500 miles, it requires the careful planning, proper equipment and preparation to ensure the move is completed successfully and with the minimum of stress for the tree.
Fruiting olive trees make ideal candidates for the commercial or hobby orchard farmer. We offer numerous cultivars perfect for different growing conditions as well as to meet your flavor and production needs.