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Olea europea cv ARBOSANA 30-50cm

Olea europea cv ARBOSANA 30-50cm

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Olea europaea cv. ARBOSANA refers to a specific cultivar of the olive tree, Olea europaea, named 'Arbosana'. This cultivar is known for its high-quality olives, which are often used in the production of olive oil. Here are some key details about the Arbosana olive cultivar:

Characteristics of Olea europaea cv. ARBOSANA

  1. Size and Growth Habit: Arbosana is a relatively small and compact olive tree, making it suitable for smaller spaces or even container growing. It's known for its early entry into production and high yield.

  2. Olives: The olives produced by Arbosana trees are small but highly prized for their excellent oil content and quality. The oil is known for its fruity flavor, with hints of almond, tomato, and artichoke.

  3. Climate Adaptability: While olive trees in general are well-suited to Mediterranean climates, the Arbosana cultivar is particularly adaptable to a variety of conditions, including cooler and more humid environments compared to traditional olive-growing regions.

  4. Harvest Time: The Arbosana variety tends to mature early in the season. The exact timing of harvest can vary based on the climate and growing conditions.

  5. Pollination: Arbosana trees are self-pollinating to an extent, but their yield can be significantly increased with cross-pollination from other olive tree varieties.

Cultivation and Care

  1. Sunlight: Olive trees require full sun for optimal growth and fruit production. Ensure that they get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.

  2. Soil: They prefer well-draining soil. If the soil retains too much moisture, it can lead to root rot.

  3. Watering: Arbosana trees are drought-tolerant once established. However, regular watering during the first few years and during fruit development can enhance growth and yield.

  4. Pruning: Regular pruning is necessary to maintain the tree’s shape, size, and to encourage fruit production. Pruning is typically done in late winter or early spring.

  5. Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer to provide necessary nutrients, especially if the soil is poor.

  6. Pests and Diseases: Olive trees can be susceptible to pests like the olive fruit fly and diseases such as olive knot. Regular monitoring and appropriate treatments are necessary for maintaining tree health.

Olea europaea cv. Arbosana is an excellent choice for both home gardeners and commercial growers, especially those looking to produce high-quality olive oil. Its compact size, early and high yield, and adaptability make it a popular and practical choice in diverse growing environments.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 15-30cm

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