- Self-pollinating and self-fruitful
- Excellent ornamental
- Overwinter indoors as houseplant
- Bears small, green fruits in late summer
Immortalized in the works of great artists for centuries, this ancient ornamental bears small, oblong green olives that ripen to deep, rich black in early to mid fall. Matures to 8-10 ft. tall if kept in a container, but may get bigger if grown in a suitable climate. Self-pollinating and prefers full sun. Zones 8-10.