Olive - Frantoio

Olea europaea

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One of the most highly acclaimed olives for the production of quality oil, producing a fruity and aromatic oil. Fruit are small - medium. A mid to late season cropper consistently producing heavy yields. Dual purpose olive, good table or oil purposes. Pickled fruit have a nutty flavour, pickle green/ black. Pollinates Kalamata. Also known as Paragon
Other Names: Paragon, Correggiola

$34.95 ($19.75-$49.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Olive - Frantoio

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Olive - Frantoio Reviews & Tips

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Tamargrower
★★★★ 2y ago

EXETER, , Australia

Fruit can give a lovely herbaceous, peppery oil.  They also have a nice, nutty flavour when brines

Jane16
★★★★★ 3y ago

EASTWOOD, NSW, Australia

Very sturdy plant. No transplant shock. Only needs watering weekly - twice weekly. Has more than doubled in size since purchase. Very happy with purchase. I purchased the Manzillo as a cross pollinator (which has also thrived).

Edward3
★★★★★ 10y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

Planted this tree to cross-pollinate Kalamata olive on advice from olive plantation owner. Reasonably good crop in 2016. Small olives.Got a large crop in 2019 and made up 6 large jars of olives. They were fantastic. Can't wait for the next crop.Since t...

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