Black Olive (shady Lady)

Black Olive
Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to shade
Soil Moisture: Low
Native: No
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
Growth Rate: Med – Fast
Mature Height: 45 – 60 ft.
Mature Spread: 35 – 50 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Slightly alkaline, Alkaline
Salt Tolerance: High
Hardiness Zone: 10b-11

Black Olive, Bucida buceras

A larger leaf variety is available but this one is the most popular for its’ compact growth. Has a unique layered growth pattern. Has small thorns and does not bear fruit. Freezes at about 30°F.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247