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Phillyrea angustifolia

Common Name: Green Olive

Plant Family: Oleaceae

Phillyrea angustifolia
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  City gardens, small gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Suggested Use:  Topiary
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference


An evergreen tree related to, and similar in growth habit to, the Olive but with green leaves. Of modest growth rate, it will eventually grow into a large majestic tree. An excellent plant for topiary, hedging and cloud pruning.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.