Olive Tree Channel Islands
Planting an olive tree in Channel Islands as an ornamental plant has become quite popular in the past few years. They’re quite hardy and can survive tough conditions, which makes them a great choice for gardens. That, and the chance of getting home-grown olives! At Ransoms Garden centre, we stock olive trees in a variety of sizes. We have been servicing the region for five decades and are a well-established, family-owned business that people trust and care. We can help you with your gardening needs.
Growing olive trees in Channel Islands
If you’re interested in growing olive trees and wowing the guests at your home with home-grown olives, you need to understand the growing habits of the plant for it to thrive in your garden. Following are some of the important factors that you need to be aware of. For further details, our staff at Ransoms will help you out. Some quick facts:
- The olive tree is an evergreen plant;
- The leaves of the tree are a silvery grey-green colour and complements other foliage in the garden;
- The olive tree is highly resistant to drought;
- It is very easy to plant;
- Neutral to slightly alkaline soil is best for optimum growth;
- Once it takes root, it is fairly-low maintenance;
- On average, it can grow up to 15 to 30 feet;
- Olives appear after the flowers in spring and turn ripe for harvest in fall.
Ideal growing conditions
Olive trees in Channel Islands thrive in full sun and can be planted in the middle of the garden as a focal point. They can also be grown in pots, so you can bring them indoors, place them in warm south positions and watch them grow. Olive trees look great together with other plants.
Why buy olive trees in Channel Islands from Ransoms?
Whether you want to plant the olive trees for the fruit or because the beautiful leathery leaves add a touch of class to your garden or interior decor, it is important to choose one that will be best for your needs. Here at Ransoms, we have been serving the Jersey and Channel Islands area for over 50 years, and understand the climate well. We can not only offer you a wide collection of olive trees but can also offer you detailed assistance on growing them in your home.
If you are interested in growing olive trees in Channel Islands, please ask our expert staff at the Ransoms Garden Centre for the available trees and for any help that you may need.