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Plant an Olive Tree in your garden or keep in pots and containers in your courtyard or Patio.
Olive Trees also known as ‘The Tree of Life’ or ‘The Tree of Hope’ can live for hundreds of years so can be planted for generations to come.
An Olive Tree is evergreen with a silvery green foliage which gives year long colour. Plant with a Mediterranean planting scheme such as Lavender, box and convolvulus, rosemary and thyme and create your own Meditteranean garden.
Growing Olive Trees in the U.K.
Growing an Olive Tree in the U.K is easy and we have selected the cultivars most suitable for the U.K climate.
Caring for Olive Trees is easy, remember they are a fruit Tree so they will need feeding.
Norfolk Olive Tree Company Special Olive Tree Feed
Feed with our slow release Olive feed created to ensure your Olive Tree gets the nutrients it requires.
A blend of guano, seaweed and epsom salts our olive blend will fertilise and strengthen your Olive Tree year round.
High in potassium, phosphate and magnesium it enriches the soil and encourages tree growth!
Prune your Olive Tree after the last of the frosts to maintain your Olive Tree.
Pruning an Olive Tree is easy. A light prune for an open wispy crown and a tight prune for more dense growth. Olive Trees like a sunny spot although it is not necessary to plant them in a south facing garden or courtyard. Avoid Clay Soil.
Olive Trees in pots
An Olive Tree can live in their containers or pots for many years as they have a small root system. Ensure the quality of the soil is good when growing an Olive Tree in a container. We recommend a John Innes No3. Top dress your Olive Tree every year if you are keeping your Olive in a pot.