Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot

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Product: Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot
Retailer: Williams-Sonoma
Our potted tree is a  2-1/2 year old Arbequina olive, a hardy variety grown in the sunny orchards of California and Spain’s Catalonia region. Arbequina olives are highly aromatic and have a delicate buttery flavor with piquant notes. Before eating, the small brown raw olives should be cured in brine for best flavor. Use in pasta dishes, antipasti platters and breads.
  • Zones 10–11.
  • Easy-to-grow tree can produce fruit for centuries if properly pruned.
  • Suitable for container or ground planting.
  • Tree grows 3′ high in pot; 35′ high, 15′ wide in ground.
  • Requires full sun.
  • Flowers in spring and bears fruit in autumn.
  • Fruits from October to February.
  • Yields approx. 30–100 lb. of olives at maturity (15 years).
  • Requires a cross-pollinator nearby to bear fruit.
  • Approx. 2 1/2 years old, 18 1/2″ high at shipping; arrives in a 6″ diam. terra-cotta pot.
  • Grown in Salinas, CA.