Wild Olive Tree

Wild Olive Tree

Wild Olive Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Osmanthus americanus
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   --
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil conditions
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Often multitrunked; open, loose habit
Height:   15 to 25'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   2 to 4.5" opposite, simple dark green leaves
Flower/Fruit:   Creamy white flowers in early spring; fragrant; dark blue fruit in fall
Comments:    Native; attracts birds; very strong wood
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --