Climate Zones for Olive Trees?

Answer Most olive trees are evergreens that need warm temperatures, full sun and low humidity to thrive. These requirements leave growing zones 7 through 11 as ideal areas to grow olive trees outdoors. Ac... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Climate Zones for Olive Trees

Can the Caribbean climate grow olive trees?

The Caribbean climate is not suitable for growing olive trees. Olive trees do not thrive in tropical areas that do not often fall below 32 to 28 degrees Fahrenheit in winter, as the lack of a winte... Read More »

Information on Climate Growing Zones in Sun City, California?

The development of hardiness zone maps began in the early 1920s when botanists began gathering weather records throughout North America to record the average coldest temperatures for regions. Becau... Read More »

Can olive trees be grown and fruit from self seeded plants from an established olive tree?

Olives grow very readily from seed, so much so that they are a serious problem in some areas such as Australia. If grown from a named variety, the fruit will probably not be as high in quality as t... Read More »

The Best Shade Trees for Zones 5 & 6?

Selecting a shade tree isn't a decision to be made lightly, since most shade trees require time to grow and will be a part of the landscape for decades to come. According to the USDA's Plant Hardin... Read More »