- Tolerant of dry conditions
- Evergreen foliage makes it both ornamental and functional
- High yield of fruit, with a high ratio of flesh to pip
- Ideal for group planting
- Great in pots or containers in courtyard areas
Olives are great evergreen trees with attractive, silver-grey foliage and a grey trunk which becomes gnarled and dark with age. It has a large number of creamy-white, small flowers during spring, which ripen to red or black through summer and autumn.
Manzanillo is one of Spain's finest varieties, and is also one of the most widely planted in Australia. It has great productivity and a high yield of fruit.
It makes a very attractive specimen in containers and courtyard areas.