Olea europaea 'Swan Hill'

Swan Hill Olive

This low-fruiting olive tree has slender, greyish-green foliage with a silvery underside. It is a relatively slow grower which responds well to pruning. If left unpruned, it can grow as tall as it does wide. Bark is pale grey in colour and although this variety does produce white flowers in spring, they are generally sterile and so will produce very little fruit. This is a tough tree which, once established, will tolerate periods of dryness.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
40cm/27L 1.6-1.8m In production
Common Name Swan Hill Olive
Foliage Evergreen 276
Form Round 139
Mature Size 8 x 6m
Genus Olea 10
Species Europaea 10
Uses
As a low-fruiting variety, it is ideal for streetscapes, as there is no problem of fruit dropping on pathways. Olives are ideally suited to the residential garden too as they are long lived, small in stature, and are easily pruned. Where space allows, Olives look great planted in multiple numbers.
Position & Soil
'Swan Hill' will tolerate most soils as well as prolonged periods of dryness. Like most trees, a humus-rich well-drained soil in a sunny position is its preferred growing condition.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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