Botanical Name: Olea europaea 'Swan Hill'
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Common Name: Swan Hill Fruitless Olive  
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Water Saving Tip:

Different areas of your landscape have different water requirements.

Shrubs need much less water than lawns and drip systems should never be scheduled on the same program with lawns.

Establish separate watering schedules for those areas.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

12-25'

 

Flower Color

n/a

 

Flower Season

n/a

 

Leaf Color

Grey Green, Silver

 

Bark Color

Brown

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Spanish

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter

 

Location Uses

Entry, Patio, Street Tree, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: George Hull MSN
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  • Description

  • Notes

Standing 25-30' high, a flower deformity makes this tree fruitless.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halfway with native soil and water. 5. Finish back filling hole, build basin and water.