Olea europaea var. europaea 'Arbequina'
Common name(s): olive tree
Description: evergreen tree; a self-fertile cultivar from Spain that will grow upward of 15 ft. The fruit is a glossy black when ripe and is relatively small but rather meaty due to relatively small pits. Hardy to around 15 F after 3 years.
Height: to 20 ft. Spread: to 15 ft.
Position: full sun and well-draining soil
Uses: culinary, medicine
Winter Hardiness: to 15 F and below
Drought: Adapted to 5 months of summer drought