Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot

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.
Average Customer Rating:
3.667 out of 5
3.7
 out of 
5
(3 Reviews) 3
2 of 3(67%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
,Newville
,PA
June 22, 2016
Would You Recommend? No
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So much tinier than described
June 22, 2016
I didn't expect that the olive tree would look like the lovely tree artfully photographed on your website. However, when I chose among the three olive tree options, I paid the extra money because I wanted a larger one -- like the "approximately 2 1/2 years old, 18 inches at shipping" you promised. The invoice that came with the plant more accurately described what I actually received- a 6.5" olive bush. The customer service rep I spoke to was very kind -- but admitted that an exchange would probably just get me another 6.5" tree. Disappointing.
Cons: Size
Review 2 for Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
June 6, 2012
Would You Recommend? Yes
+3points
7of 11found this review helpful.
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Great gift
June 6, 2012
I gave this as a gift for fathers day last year. He always wanted an olive tree and my dad has quite the green thumb, unlike the other review, I am assuming. He loved this tree and was very surprised. Also, unlike the other review, I knew I would not get a WHOLE fully grown 15-18" olive tree?? My dad took great care of the tree and it began to grow a few small olives this year. It was the perfect gift. Like other plants, you do need to follow the proper care guidelines. Do the research. Our plant did NOT come with any care instructions. Overall great gift that will keep giving, eventually!
Review 3 for Olive Tree in Terra-Cotta Pot
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
,Ellicott City
,MD
April 21, 2012
Would You Recommend? Yes
+9points
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Much smaller than pictured
April 21, 2012
Plant is approximately 13 inches in height (not the 18.5 as described) and did not have a main trunk (as pictured). It is more like an olive bush. Otherwise, the plant arrived safely and appears very healthy.
The lower rating reflects the inaccurate description and depiction of the plant.