Sweet Olive


The Sweet Olive plant is a broad leaf evergreen that adds a Mediterranean feel to any garden. This plant produces a cluster of fragrant flowers that smell similar to apricots. 

Common Name: Sweet Olive

Type: Evergreen Shrub

Family: Oleaceae

Native Range: Himalayas, Japan, China

Zone: 9-11

Height: 10-15 ft 

Spread: 10-15 ft

Bloom Time: spring

Bloom Description: white

Sun: full sun/ partial shade

Water: medium 

Maintenance: medium 

Suggested Use: Accent tree

Flower: showy, fregrant

Leaf: evergreen

Fruit: N/A

Other: N/A

Tolerate: Drought