Olea europaea ‘Mission’ (Mission Olive)

Height: 25-30 feet
Spread: 25-30 feet
Light: Full to part sun
Soil: Average, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established.
Description: Evergreen tree with an open, rounded habit. Grey-green, willow-like leaves pair well with the creamy white bark. Expect a delightfully gnarled, rustic appearance as the tree ages. Clusters of small, white flowers in spring give way to small, green fruit with excellent flavor and oil production in fall. Specimen suitable for both ornamental and edible gardens.


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