OLIVE TREES

The modern Mediterranean Olive (Olea europaea), comes from the family Oleaceae, is a native tree to the coastal regions of the eastern Mediterranean Basin, northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian Sea. Its fruit, the olive is of a major economic importance for the last 7000 years in the Mediterranean region as the source of food (olive), olive oil for food, oil for oil lamps, and its leaf has compounds known as olive leaf extract and the primary medical constituents are the antioxidants Oleuropein and Hydroxytyrosol, and other polyphenols and flavonoids, such as Oleocanthal. Medically it is used for inhibiting pathogens in the body with some evidence it also decreases low-density lipoproteins (LDL) cholesterol.

Olive Cultivars Available


Arbequina
- an oil producing fruit which originates from Spain. Its canopy is gently spreading, and is pollinated by its own variety, the Barnea or Picual. It is cold-tolerant and salinity resistant.

Barnea - a dual oil and table olive haling from Israel. It is said its ancestor cultivar the oil lit the Menorah that lit King Solomon's temple. It is an erect tree with pollination by the Arbequina, and Picual variety. It is not cold-tolerant but is an a very high producing olive tree under irrigation conditions. This tree will illuminate your grove with its radiance.

Leccino - a smooth Italian, it produces ample oil with a dropping canopy. Suitable for cross pollination with the Barnea and Picual, it will tolerate frosts, and consistently produces a high yield.

Picual - a feisty and full blooded Spaniard, stands with an erect canopy, pollinating itself, and also cross pollinates with the Arequina, Barnea. This tree tolerates salt and also damp soil conditions. Its fruit can be used for dual oil and table olives.

Coming soon; Jumbo Kalamata, Kalamata

Olive Trees are 50cm in height

Please email us the cultivars you want. You can have cultivars in multiples of 10 trees.

Postage Rates Guide - We ship Australia Wide include all G.S.T. and handling costs - Flat Rates

$11 Flat Rate Postage to anyway in Australia!

Wholesale Orders (Retailers and Distributors)

For retailers and wholesale quantities of 500+ Olive Trees (Wholesale Quantities) please contact us directly for discounted prices and delivery options (FIS - Australia Wide) and G.S.T. inclusive.

We will raise a pro-forma invoice. We also accept EFT (Bank Deposit) and Credit Card Purchases.



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