- Vigorous growth and comes into production early.
- Medium yield, producing good, mildly fruity oil.
- Medium sized fruit that ripens early.
- Originally from Tuscany, but cultivated widely.
- Needs pollinator.
We can ship our "Other Edibles" (non-citrus plants) and growing accessories to most states, including Texas, Arizona or Florida.
Sorry, we do not ship any items to the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico or to API/APO addresses, or to other countries at this time.
Due to agricultural restrictions, we cannot send any fruit, foliage or plants in soil to Hawaii. We can ship all other non-tree items to Hawaii, as well as Bare-Rooted Premium citrus trees.
In order to insure the highest quality upon arrival, we ship on Mondays and Tuesdays.
We ship orders to the east coast on Mondays only.
Entry size trees in this size pot are approximately 1 year old.
These trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 14"-16" tall, with a trunk diameter between 1/4-1/2 inch.
Premium trees are 2-3 years old.
These trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 24"-36" tall, with a trunk diameter of 1/2 inch.
Within a month of delivery we suggest repotting into a larger (10-12" diameter) container.
Like citrus trees, olive trees appreciate a well draining soil growing medium that retains moisture and also drains well. Provide full sun, regular feeding and good drainage to keep the tree happy and productive.
Provide 8 or more hours of direct sunlight per day.
When planted in the ground, tree will reach 20'-30’ at maturity. In a container, olive trees will stay much smaller, especially with judicious pruning.
Leccino olives are best with a pollinator.
Season when fruit typically ripens in California
Protect when temperatures fall below 12 degrees Fahrenheit.