Project Description

Cultivar Profile

Zitoun Olive Tree

Olea europaea ‘Zitoun’
Zitoun

Cultivar Profile

Zitoun Olive Tree

Olea europaea ‘Zitoun’

This tree is prized for drupes of dark wine color, freckled with a whitish dusting for both table & oil use, available in 15 gal. containers.

Specifications

Fruiting

Fruiting

Beautiful Waterwise Fruiting Specimen

Olive Oil

Sweet

Bloom

Summer

Inconspicuous, white flowers; prized for evergreen foliage and its fall fruit.

Country

Morocco

Type

Tree

Foliage

Gray-Green Color

Growth

Size

Uses

Landscape and Commercial Use

Coastal Exposure, Container, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting (high density), Specimen, Topiary

Zones

Hardiness

Hardy down 20 to 30 °F

Light

Full sun

Water

Once established, water occasionally.

Water more frequently in extreme heat or containers. Newly planted olive trees will require more water to establish.

Soil

Well-drained, nutrient poor soil

Light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils all acceptable. Olive trees prefer well-drained soil and even grow well in nutritionally poor soil. Hot, rocky locations. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils.

Care

Thrives in most average, slightly alkaline, well-drained soils, but it is highly adaptable. Tolerates drought. Shelter young plants from winter extremes.

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