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  • Olive scab / RHS Gardening

    The fungicides tebuconazole (Provanto Fungus Fighter Concentrate), tebuconazole with trifloxystrobin (Provanto Fungus Fighter Plus, Bayer Toprose Fungus Control and Protect), and triticonazole (Fungus Clear Ultra) are labelled for the control of a number of other diseases on ornamental plants, and may give some control of olive scab on olive trees grown as ornamental plants only , although this is not claimed by the manufacturers...No fungicides are available to gardeners for use on olive trees...

  • Olive scab / RHS Gardening

    The fungicides tebuconazole (Provanto Fungus Fighter Concentrate), tebuconazole with trifloxystrobin (Provanto Fungus Fighter Plus, Bayer Toprose Fungus Control and Protect), and triticonazole (Fungus Clear Ultra) are labelled for the control of a number of other diseases on ornamental plants, and may give some control of olive scab on olive trees grown as ornamental plants only , although this is not claimed by the manufacturers...No fungicides are available to gardeners for use on olive trees...

  • Olive / RHS Gardening

    In order to initiate flowers and fruit, olive trees need a two-month period of cold weather (with temperatures below 10°C (50°F...Browse our range of Olive trees from the RHS Plant Shop

  • Trees for containers / RHS Gardening

    Olive trees grow well in containers in a sunny spot ? and given the right conditions they can easily live for many years

  • 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 initially 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

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