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OLIVE - FRANTOIO

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Botanical Name: Olea europaea
Description

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.

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Plant Information or Specifications

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Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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 (Cutting) 8/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 952 days 20hrs

Comments: -

Planted this tree to cross-pollinate Kalamata olive on advice from olive plantation owner. Reasonably good crop in 2016. Small olives.

Fruiting Months March

Planted: 2009

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

Occasional leaf damage by small lacebugs. Need to check regularly and wipe off by hand or spray. If unchecked can damage large number of leaves. Also need to check for caterpillars which occasionally can wipe out a lot of leaves.


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Olive - Frantoio

Rev 's Edible Fruits
Update: 3400 days 7hrs

Comments: -

Good for local area


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Olive - Frantoio (Cutting) 10/10

Jane16's Edible Fruits
Update: 250 days 22hrs

Comments: - 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).

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: 100% organic compost, rock dust, blood and bone, Powerfeed, volcanic dust

Pest Control: Not needed


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