Olea europaea 'Manzanillo' (Olive Tree)

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Olea europaea 'Manzanillo' (Olive Tree)

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The high yielding 'Manzanillo' variety of olive tree, is a stunning specimen known for its sprawling elegance. This remarkable tree boasts early yields of medium-sized olives that can be harvested either green or black. Renowned for its exceptional flesh-to-pit ratio, the 'Manzanillo' variety is particularly prized for its suitability in both stuffing and pickling. Manzanillo is the most widely planted variety of olive tree both in Australia and globally. 

A standout performer in agricultural trials conducted by the Department of Agriculture in Mildura, 'Manzanillo' surpassed 14 other varieties in terms of yield, solidifying its reputation as a heavy cropper. Widely hailed as the premier dual-purpose olive variety, it presents an enticing option for growers seeking both quantity and quality.

The 'Manzanillo' olive tree is self-pollinating ensuring a robust yield season after season.

Experience the beauty and bounty of Olive 'Manzanillo', a tree that not only enhances your landscape but also delights your palate with its delectable fruits. 

Light requirement: Full Sun

Water requirement: Low

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Soil: Grows best in a well-draining fertile soil, but can tolerant poor soils

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Slow

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Spring and summer fertilization coupled with appropriate watering during flowering and fruit set ensures optimal growth and fruit production.

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

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Mature height: 8 m

Mature width: 5 m

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Olive Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Flowering season: Sep - Dec

Fruit: Yes

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