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Post by polgara on 16th October 2011, 8:05 pm

I have just been given a potted olive tree, no instructions with it though. It is not very big, but has some olives on it.

Where do I keep it, outside or inside?

How do I look after it

Help please.

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Post by Lottie on 17th October 2011, 3:46 am

Hi sweetipop Very Happy

I've had one in a pot outside for years, and it's been fine and dandy. I am in the barmy south but we've had temps down to -12 and it's been fine.

I'd keep it by the house so it gets some protection, make sure you don't over water it. I've never had a successsful olive from mine, but they look cool Very Happy

It'll like full sun, if in doubt, remember where it grows, on the dry hills of the med, so well drained and sun, with a cocktail and feta occassionally.. Wink


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Post by polgara on 17th October 2011, 10:16 am

Thanks Lottie, I knew you would help. smitten

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