The fruitless olive is a distinctive evergreen that grows at a slow to medium rate to twenty-five to thirty feet tall and wide, and has an airy appearance.
It is either a single- or multiple-trunk, has narrow, gray-green foliage with a light silvery-green on the undersides of the leaves. This fruitless variety does not produce fruit, eliminating any messy fruit drop, maintenance, and possible allergic reactions to pollen Category: Tree.
Mar 19, Fruitless olive trees are attractive shade trees that can be either single or multi-branched, with eye-catching, twisting, contorted trunks and an airy mass of gray-green leaves with silvery undersides. Native to Europe, they are very similar in appearance to fruiting olive trees (and are in fact a varietal of traditional olive trees), but there are few to no messy fruits produced to litter Botanical Name: Oleo europaea.
There is not one THE WESTERN WEEPING"fruitless" OLIVE Why is this new olive tree the most exciting tree to come along in years?- It Weeps long, flexible weeping habit with 6' (when mature) weeping structure. It cascades beautifully.
The branches shoot straight up then after a few months turn and grow down.- Next to no leaf drop! Very few leaves ever drop from this tree. Next to no clean up. All other olives have a large leaf drop. Trees can be identified by many features, including leaves, bark, fruits, and buds. Using an identification key is a great way to hone your observation skills and learn the names of trees. You can also check out tree pictures and descriptions in a field guide. Virginia Tech’s interactive key.
Virginia. Feb 07, Fruiting olive trees are banned in some areas of the southwest U.S. because of extensive dropping of fruits. This creates a problematic mess, clogging drains and staining driveways and decks. The fruits also attract undesirable wildlife. Flowers often produce pollen to which many are allergic.
Growing fruitless olive trees eliminates these shrubdrop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Jun 07, The ‘Wilsonii’ fruitless olive is a genetic mutation of the fruiting ‘Manzanilla’ olive tree. This fruitless olive typically grows 25 to 30 feet tall with an equal spread. The crown is dense and has willowy gray-green foliage. Once in a while, a few fruit are produced.
Growth is slow to moderate. Tolerates desert heat and cold.