What type of soil do olive trees live in?

Answer Olive trees tolerate a wide range of soils. The acidity levels can vary from about pH 5.0 to 8.5, but olive trees prefer mildly alkaline soils (pH 6.5). Olive trees grow well in rocky soil and they... Read More »

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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 »

In which soil do rice trees and plum trees grow?

The rice plant, which is not a tree but actually a grass, grows best in soil that is tilled and sprinkled with fertilizer such as manure. Plum trees, on the other hand, require soil that is well dr... Read More »

What Are the Growing Conditions for Olive Trees?

Native to the Mediterranean basin, olive trees (Olea europaea) grow slowly and eventually mature to 25 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Attractive and picturesque as they age, the olive tree's gra... Read More »

What Are the Signs & Symptoms of an Allergy to Olive & White Ash Trees?

Olive trees have been known to produce severe allergic reactions in people, especially in the first four to five weeks of spring. Those who live near white ash trees have a high probability of beco... Read More »