Small olives with BIG flavor! Big is not necessarily better when it comes to Arbosana Olives (Olea europaea ‘Arbosana’). The olives on Arbosona olive trees are smaller sized olives than you’ll find on other olive trees, but they grow in very large clusters. (This means that pound for pound you’ll be pretty even with trees producing bigger fruit.) But don’t let the size of the olives fool you. The highly fragrant fruit is filled with a very intense and impressive flavor that aficionados say has hints of almond and tomato, which sounds like a great appetizer to us! The Arbosona olive trees come from Spain, and today Arbosana is one of the top producers of olive oil in California. If you live in an olive-tree-loving climate (a little chill, a little dry heat, a little fog), you will be thrilled with Arbosana because we hear that you can often begin harvesting your own olives only two years after planting! Arbosona consistently yields the highest quality of fresh eating olives and extra virgin olive oil available to home gardeners. Nothing beats fresh from the garden and Arbosana will provide you and your family with healthful olives and olive oil straight from your own yard. * Big harvests * Very flavorful olives * Easy care * Handles cold better than other olive trees.
“The Queen of Olives” Koroneiki is an olive tree that produces superior fruit. Plant one by your patio or front porch where you can watch your harvest develop. Having your own olive tree is a great conversation-starter and wonderful way to bring the healthy benefits of olives to your own home. Giving someone an olive branch has long been a symbol of offering peace and brotherhood. It’s an appropriate sentiment, as olive trees have been cultivated since ancient times for the unique benefits they provide. Your Koroneiki tree is often called “The Queen of Olives”, and is known throughout the world for the superior oil it provides. Even though Koroneiki produces a small fruit, it’s a prolific tree with the fruit packing a large amount of natural antioxidants and other health benefits into each small olive. The mid-season harvest of olives begins when the olives turn black in color—an exciting sight and invitation to enjoy the tastes of the season! Koroneiki will grow up to 12-15 feet tall with a 15-20 feet spread. It’s a fast-growing tree with a spreading habit and open canopy. It blooms early in the spring, but the tiny flowers are mostly hidden by the foliage. A hardy tree, Koroneiki can tolerate a variety of soils and is even drought resistant. Koroneiki is self-fertile, so you can try just one if you like…but we’re sure you’ll soon be adding more to your yard once you sample all that Koroneiki has to offer. *Exceptional fruit with health benefits*Hardy*Drought tolerant*Disease resistant*Fire resistant*Tolerates a variety of soils.