To assist those of you interested in growing olive trees we have assembled a number of pages (see below) which we hope will be helpful. This is a large and sometimes complicated subject area but it is our hope that the information on these pages will provide a starting point.
The above-referenced pages (except #14) apply primarily to standard density olive groves. For super-high-density olive orchards see our pages on super-high-density varietals and machine harvesting.
- Land Suitability
- Variety Suitability
- When to Plant
- Olive Grove Layout
- Land Preparation and Planting
- Irrigation Requirements
- Lime for Olive Tree Health
- Pruning and Staking for Mechanical Harvesting
- Monoconical Pruning
- Black Olive Scale
- Peacock Spot
- Machinery Manufactures
- Super-High-Density Evaluation by Dr. Joan Tous