OLIVE TREE (Olea)
Flowering time: late summer
Aftercare: Grow in full sun in deep fertile, very well-drained soil. In frost free areas grow in a cool greenhouse, conservatory or at the base of a sunny, sheltered wall.
Aftercare: Tolerant of most conditions but best in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet. Where withered stems are left for winter effect, they should be cut to the ground by early spring.
Aftercare: Fully hardy to frost tender. Grows in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade with shelter from cold drying winds. Under glass use John Innes No. 3 in full light. When in growth, water freely and apply a liquid fertiliser monthly.
Flowering time: spring
Height: 8in (20cm)
Aftercare; Plant the corms 2 inches (5cm) deep and 4 inches (10cm) apart in sun or partial shade in any reasonable garden soil. Once planted they can remain undisturbed for several years.
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