Plant Search » Result List

Olea europaea 'Manzanillo'


Olea europaea 'Manzanillo' is a the most important Spanish olive. It originated near Seville.

Olea europaea 'Manzanillo' is a the most important Spanish olive. It originated near Seville. It can be used as a green or black table olive or for high quality olive oil that is very sweet and aromatic. The fruit are medium to large with delicious, meaty flesh. Cold and drought tolerant. Self infertile but will produce more fruit in the presence of another pollenizer like 'Frantoio', 'Leccino', 'Pendolino', and 'Arbequina'.

Common Name: Olive - [Fall Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Oleaceae (The Olive Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Burgundy

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woods and scrub in dry, rocky, Mediterranean habitats.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - North Africa

View All Plants of this Genus

Check Availability

*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a representation of the plants we offer, have offered, and may offer again. However, it is not a live inventory of our stock. Not all plants will be available at all times or in every year. Use the link above to enquire about the availability of this plant. Additionally, we carry many plants that have not yet been entered into our database so please enquire if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Plants are available only for on-site sales at our nursery in Richmond, BC, Canada or for shipping within Canada. We do not ship internationally. However, if you are visiting the nursery from afar, we can arrange for the necessary permits and paperwork for you to take plants back with you to your country.