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Olea europaea
(sold as Mission)

Family: Oleaceae

Common name: OLIVE

Native to: Mediterranean

Sentiment: peace


Type: tree

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 23 feet

Max width: 23 feet


white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Edible: vegetable

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: dry, moderate

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