Plant Care – Olive Plant ‘Olea europaea’
Light: Place your Olive Plant ‘Olea europaea’ outdoors where it can receive bright and full sun for at least 6 hours a day. It can tolerate some shade; however, it is not ideal for proper growth and will not live long.
Water: Water your plant sparingly during its growing season, and be sure not to overwater them; they are relatively drought tolerant. The plant loves the dry air, and thus, misting will not be necessary.
Soil: The plant thrives in well-aerated soil that drains water quickly, similar to a cactus mix. A well-draining potting mix will prevent water from accumulating in the soil prevent root problems, for instance, root rot.
Fertiliser: Fertilise it with a fertiliser with an NPK ratio of 20-10-10 once every month during its growing season.
Humidity Requirement: Low
Fun Facts about the Olive Plant: The Olive Plant is a species of small trees from the Oleaceae family. It is commonly known for its botanical name, ‘Olea europaea’, which means European Olive. Coming from the Mediterranean climate, the Olive plant loves the dry air and does not require much humidity.
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