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Olea europaea 'Leccino' - Olive - Oleaceae (The Olive Family)
Olea europaea 'Leccino' - Olive - Olea 'Leccino' is thought to be the hardiest of all olives.
Olea europaea 'Leccino' - Olea 'Leccino' is thought to be the hardiest of all olives.


 
15cm
Price: $24.99
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Sun
Height: 6-10'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 7307
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Description Fine Print
 
Olea 'Leccino' together with 'Frantoio' are the principal raw material for Italian olive oils from Tuscany. But due to 'Leccino's highly valued sweet flavour it has become increasingly popular to grow in other countries. It is one of the best cultivars adapted to cold growing conditions and is likely the hardiest of all olives. 'Leccino' requires a pollinator of another different olive. Grow in hot, sunny, sheltered positions.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Woods and scrub in dry, rocky, Mediterranean habitats.
  • Geographical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
  • BC Native: No

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