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  • Olive/RHS Gardening

    We bought 5 mature olive trees (circa 100yrs each), we are wanting to know when best time to plant them...Hi, I have 4 x Olea europaea olive trees in pots which I purchased early last year, I looked after them really well over spring and summer period and it gave plenty of olives, I used John Innes No 3 soil and sea weed plant food

  • Trees: growing in containers/RHS Gardening

    Tender trees, such as olives , pomegranates and citrus are ideal in pots, as they can easily be moved into a frost free place over winter...Although growing a tree in a container will restrict its size, you are best to avoid fast-growing, large or vigorous trees, as they will eventually start to look leggy as they struggle in too small a root space

  • Trees and shrubs: scab diseases/RHS Gardening

    On olive , scab causes a characteristic ringspot symptom on the leaves...Dark, olive-green, purple or black lesions on the leaves, often irregular in shape and sometimes becoming sooty as large numbers of spores are produced...Olive scab causes purple to dark brown ringspots (with a green centre) on the leaves, followed by yellowing and defoliation

  • How to grow olives: RHS advice / RHS Gardening

    Olives are drought-tolerant evergreen trees with shimmering silvery foliage that love to bask in a warm, sunny and sheltered position...Olives are available in many sizes from mature old trees with beautiful gnarled trunks that make the perfect focal point in a large garden, to half standards that take up very little space...Black olives need dry curing in salt for several weeks until dehydrated then storing in olive oil or brine

  • Box tree caterpillar/RHS Gardening

    I have in my garden very old Colchica Buxus trees about 300 years old...These days discovered that our trees are hedges with caterpillars:((((. What will we do??? :(((( Help us

  • See Villaggio Verde: The Garden of Romance garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016 / RHS Gardening

    A parterre garden surrounds the central olive tree...

  • New pest and disease risks / RHS Gardening

    Until recently Xylella was absent from Europe but in 2013, Xylella was identified as the cause of death of olive trees in Italy

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