Growing Olive Trees (Olea
Did you know that for Valentines Day Angelina Jolie bought Brad
Pitt a 200 year old olive tree ...
Mature olive trees are often available for sale when
groves are being cleared and replanted with higher yielding varieties in their native
countries. Selling these trees saves them from destruction and gives
them a whole new life.
Good suppliers include:
www.villaggioverde.co.uk who won a medal
for their show garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Show. If you missed the chance to visit them at the show
why not view the stock on their website. They currently have over 2000 trees for sale which they can arrange to
have delivered throughout the UK.
An Order of Olive Trees Leaving Villaggio
www.bigplantnursery.co.uk as their web site says trees like this are ‘more works of art than
Another supplier www.olivegrovenurseries.co.uk offers both traditional olive trees and these highly ornamental cloud pruned trees.
Excellent if you want something a little different. They also stock 'pom pom'
For younger trees you are likely to find a reasonable range at most good garden centres -
although both the above suppliers also sell young trees too. Olive trees make great presents too - or
alternatively you could adopt one!