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'Little Ollie' Dwarf Olive Olea ‘Little Ollie’

  • 'Little Ollie' Dwarf Olive

    Evergreen, Multi-Branched Cali Growth

Regular price $74.99
  • 5 Gallon $74.99

Product Details

Growing Zones: 8-11 outdoors

This plant may not thrive in your area

      8-11 outdoors
   Map 8-11 outdoors (hardy down to 20℉)
  • Mature Height: 4-6 ft.
  • Mature Width: 4-6 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Botanical Name: Olea ‘Little Ollie’
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ, GA

Product Description

Dwarf Sizing Meets Evergreen Foliage for California

Deep green tones, silvery pops of color and a dwarf silhouette merge, making this Olive Tree second to none. Plus, it’s specifically tailored for California growth, so dry, arid conditions and heat are no match for this Dwarf Olive Tree.

And it’s drought tolerant after it’s established. This non-fruiting variety will flourish in your Golden State landscape because it’s fit for desert landscapes, whether it’s used as an attractive formal hedge or front-yard specimen. Even better is it’s versatile because it looks great in topiary form, trained as a single tree in tighter spaces and beyond. Last but not least: It’s tolerant of salt and coastal locales, too.

But the top benefit is its ease and durable growth. The Dwarf Olive grows well in California locales, and it’s a proven performer because it’s been planted, monitored and shipped with best results in mind. Basically, our expert horticulturists and plant specialists have hand-selected this manageable, must-have Olive Tree for your desert garden.

So, reap the rewards of healthy, happy results, effortlessly…no matter where your Dwarf Olive Tree is planted. Get your own Dwarf Olive today!

Pollination Info

'Little Ollie' Dwarf Olive Pollination

'Little Ollie' Dwarf Olives are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional 'Little Ollie' Dwarf Olive will drastically increase the size of your crop.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Select a location with well-drained soil and full sun – any area with approximately 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day is ideal.

When you’re ready to plant your Olive Tree, dig a hole that’s about one and a half to two times the size of your plant’s root ball, place the tree in the hole, back fill the soil and water to settle the roots. If you’re container planting, simply select a container that’s twice the size of the tree’s root ball and follow in-ground instructions from there. Containers should also have drainage holes.

2. Watering: Your Dwarf Olive is drought tolerant after establishment, but it’s important to have a regular watering schedule for the first few growing seasons. Water it about once weekly or more often in extreme heat and check the surrounding soil…if the surrounding soil is dry 2 or 3 inches down, it needs to be watered. Reduce watering frequency once your plant is established but continue to water container-planted Olives regularly.

3. Fertilizing: Feed with a general-purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in the spring.

4. Pruning: Remove any old or damaged foliage, or damaged branching, and prune your tree during winter for healthy results.

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Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
Order Total Shipping Charges
Less than $15 $11.99
$15.00-$23.99 $13.99
$24.00-$39.99 $16.99
$40.00-$79.99 $19.99
$80.00-$98.99 $24.99
$99.00-$118.99 $29.99
$119.00-$148.99 $39.99

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