Arbequina Olive Tree In My Ohio Garden

olive tree labelHave you noticed unique trees and shrubs showing up at unusual shops in your town?  Today I share the Arbequina Olive Tree I found at the grocery store that is now growing  In My Ohio Garden.

My New Olive Tree

Hard to believe I left this tree at the curb… literally!  I was loading my groceries the other night at Krogers when I spotted this fruit tree on the curb out front for sale.  The store merchandises its seasonal garden plants outdoors.  I went home and couldn’t stop talking about this tree so my husband said ‘lets go get it!’.   I was so excited about the Arbequina Olive Tree that I brought home 2!


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Information about the Arbequina Olive Tree

Olive Tree On My Porch
The Olive Tree is about 2-3 feet tall in store-bought container

I started looking up information about this tree the minute I got in the car and was driving off away from it.  (what was I thinking?)  My husband was driving thank goodness so I could google all the way home.  Listed below are a few fun facts I found about the tree:

  • The quick producing fruit is a high concentration of healthy, antioxidant-rich oils
  • Arbequina Olive Tree is fast-growing and will flower at a young age.
  • You can plant the tree outdoors in areas with temperatures as low as 10 degrees.
  • Arbequinas are self-pollinating
  • The Arbequina Olive Tree makes the perfect indoor plant because it will not drop leaves unless it gets below 20*F.

By The Way… I looked at the Arbequina Olive tree up on Amazon and it was really expensive so I hope you can find one locally. 

Let’s Connect

I am excited to hear what you think about my new Arbequina Olive Tree so be sure to comment on my post or reach out to me on social featured on this post.

Happy Gardening,

Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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2 thoughts on “Arbequina Olive Tree In My Ohio Garden”

  1. Darn you!! It was the same with me…it was late 7:30,seen the tree outside of Kroger and was transfixed! I stood there mind racing…’Can olive trees grow in Ohio?’ Went home, googled it you were the first listing I click-on…all night thinking about them ran out at 8:30 a.m. proud owner of 2 olive trees …Thanks ! Now what?

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    • Awesome Todd – I am excited to hear your story and appreciate you sharing it on my site today. The Arbequina Olive Trees have been growing happily in my dome garden here in Ohio. The trees could have gone out on my patio but I kept them in the dome garden this year. I had some beautiful blooms on the tree in the early spring that I shared on social media. Here we are 4 months after the blooms and I have some tiny fruit growing on the tree. Let me do an update on my page here to show you how they are doing after spending a year now in the dome garden. You don’t have to keep these indoors or in a greenhouse year-round HOWEVER, you must keep them indoors for winter or they won’t survive our winters.

      Share more soon – stay tune!

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