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Olive Tree Pests & Diseases

Pests and Diseases

Keeping Olive Trees is straight forward most of the time, however, like most plants they can be affected by pests and diseases. While for the most part your olive tree will be fine growing in the UK, Olive Tree Pests and Diseases can damage even the strongest Olive Trees. Here are our tips for preventing and treating Olive Tree Pests and Diseases.

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Growing Olive Trees in Containers

Growing Olive Trees in Containers is a great way to keep olive trees! Even the smallest garden or balcony can accommodate a pot grown olive tree. The ability to place your plant in the best possible location regardless of soil conditions is perhaps the greatest advantage of container growing. There is the upside of being able to take it with you when you move! So here are our top tips for growing Olive Trees in Containers.

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How to Pick Your Olive Tree

Here at Olive Grove, we have the largest selection of Olive Trees for Sale in the UK. Ranging from new shrub like olives, to 10m tall giant ancient olive trees. If you are looking to add an olive tree to your garden, the chances are you have been doing a lot of research online. Buying olive trees online can be a bit of a daunting concept, especially if you are considering a gnarled olive tree.

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Growing Olives | Encouraging Flowering & Fruiting

We are often asked how to grow olives in the UK. The UK climate is surprisingly well suited to Growing Olives. Despite being a Mediterranean plant, an olive tree needs at least two months cold weather to produce flower and fruit. Temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius, along with a fluctuation in night and daytime temperatures initiates the fruiting process.

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Pruning Olive Trees

Pruning Olive Trees is easier than you might think. An olive tree can live quite happily with little pruning. A trim when needed, especially for the Lollipop or Pom Pom olive trees will keep them in good shape. To maintain tip-top health or if growing an olive tree for fruit however, pruning will be required.

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Growing Olive Trees: Frequently Asked Questions

Growing Olive Trees has become common place in the British garden but they can quite expensive. Naturally, you don’t want to be buying new Olive Trees every couple of years so you’ll probably have a few questions. To help you with your research, here is some of the most common questions we get asked.

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