[nafex] Olives

bassem samaan bassgarden at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 06:12:53 EST 2013


I got a fruit set on one tree, but only a few matured. It doesn't produce well in a container.


On Dec 28, 2012, at 3:28 PM, mIEKAL aND <qazingulaza at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bass, have your container trees set olives?
> 
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 8:51 PM, bassem samaan <bassgarden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mature olive trees will tolerate freezing temperatures into the 20's with minimal damage if fully dormant, however 10º F seems too extreme. I grow olives in pots and they tolerated frost, but I wouldn't plant in the ground in my area.
>> 
>> 
>> Bass
>> Zone 6, Pa
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 13, 2012, at 7:31 PM, Elizabeth Hilborn <ehilborn at mebtel.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> I see that One Green World nursery is selling Italian Olive trees they
>>> represent as hardy to 10 degrees F.
>>> 
>>> Has anyone trialed these plants in the mid Atlantic or humid/hot
>>> southern areas?
>>> 
>>> Betsy Hilborn
>>> 7a central NC



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