Arbequina Olive Tree

Arbequina Olive Tree

39 reviews
  • Edible olives

  • Rich antioxidant oil

  • Self pollinating

  • Attractive foliage

Regular price $54.99 Sale price $49.99 9% off

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  • Family owned farm since 1980
  • You're good to grow this in Zone X


This incredible tree is the package deal when it comes to real olive trees! With excellent flavor, a high concentration in antioxidants, and up to 20 lbs of olives a year… you truly can’t go wrong with the Arbequina olive tree.

The Olea Europaea ‘Arbequina’ can grow up to 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide at full maturity and are self-pollinating trees. This means they do not need another olive cultivar nearby to cross pollinate and bear fruit. The gray green foliage will stay green year round and you may see new growth in spring or fall. The trunk of the tree has dark brown bark that is attractive.

We have a variety of sizes to choose from to fit your needs. This gorgeous fruit bearing tree will have long spindly branches and dark green leaves. Dainty white flowers appear in spring and will produce fruit. *Fruit production begins after 1 year in the ground*

Arbequinas are known as table olives and require brining to eat. One of the most beloved varieties of olives because of its health benefits such as being high in monounsaturated fatty acids, oleic acids, reduces the risk of heart disease, and reduces oxidative stress.

The fruit of this tree has one of the highest concentrations of oil and makes excellent extra virgin olive oil that is highly aromatic. You need an olive press to make olive oil, but our sources say it isn’t too hard ;)


Arbequina olive tree care is not too complicated for home gardeners! Olive trees require well-draining soil and no wet feet for the root system. If you are planting the olive plant into your landscape, examine the native soil for good drainage. They do not like alkaline soils.

This tree prefers full sun to partial sunlight if growing the tree outside and has a high drought tolerance.  They originate from the Mediterranean and growing conditions should be simulated to represent that with hot and dry conditions with slightly acidic soil.

Be sure to pick a spot that drains easily or if planting your olive in a container choose one with drainage holes. They can be grown indoors as a small tree or house plant in a sunny spot in your home with at least 6 hours of sunlight. Indoor olive trees are not picky on the potting soil as long as it is well-draining. Usually, succulent and cactus potting soil will work wonders for your indoor plants. You can add Perlite to increase aeration and provide the roots with plenty of room to grow. Grows best across the United States in USDA growing zones 7-11.

The Arbequina tree is a highly adaptable olive tree and can thrive in a variety of climates. This olive variety is semi-deciduous and will not drop its leaves unless in extremely low temperatures. It has a low cold tolerance. To prevent their silvery green leaves from falling at all, simply move the tree indoors during the winter months. Cannot withstand winter temperatures below 30 F. We always recommend to our customers to grow the potted olive trees outdoors as long as possible during spring, summer, and fall.

A slow-release fertilizer in the early spring will stimulate growth and olive fruit production. This is especially important as a young tree when the roots are establishing. The growth rate of this olive tree is up to 1 foot per year.

The potted tree will arrive in good condition. If it doesn’t, please contact us. We will fix it for you. Trees can be planted the same day they arrive. Dig a hole the size of the root ball. Shipping time varies from state to state so check our shipping info page. Orders can ship on the same business day on Monday through Wednesday. These are not bare root trees.

Growing olives is a fun and easy-to-grow plant that is very rewarding. Our Arbequina Olive tree for sale will not disappoint.

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Botanical Name
Olea Europaea 'Arbequina'

Full Sun / Partial Shade

Foliage Color

Flower Color

Mature Width
12-15 ft

Mature Height
12-20 ft

Growing Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

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Donna L.
United States

Arbequina Olive Tree

The tree arrived in perfect shape - even had olives already! And, despite very hot days, it is still doing well.

Glory G.
United States United States

Great purchase - love the tree's!

Beautiful on arrival, transplanted perfectly, growing well! As always with this nursery, everything arrives better than expected.


Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Glory. We truly appreciate you sharing your experience with our community and your continued support. We are thrilled to hear your Arbequina Olive Tree is doing well.

Kaisa D.
United States United States

Tree shape

Tree packed well and shipped very fast. But the tree itself looked funny! All branches grew towards one sideway direction. Looked like it had been left growing in a spot with insufficient sunlight. So whether you’ll receive a tree in good shape could be a hit or miss. We got the tree for over a month now, and it’s still recovering from the (moving) shock. Leaves have been dropping non-stop. Hope it’ll make it! Fingers crossed.

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Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Kaisa! Thank you so much for providing us some feedback regarding your Arbequina Olive Tree order. We are truly grateful for your continued support. All the best.

Breanna C.
United States United States

Shipped well

I was surprised to have it arrive so intact. Love this tree


Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Breanna, Thank you for your awesome support of our family-owned business, we really appreciate customers like you that take a bit of time from their day to leave us a great and honest review. We hope you love your new plant and that it thrives for years to come. Best, Shirley

Joe T.
United States United States

Expectations greatly exceeded

I was extremely skeptical of purchasing a tree on line! But after reviewing different companies and reading the reviews I felt good about ordering from Perfect Plant’s. We received the tree in just a few days, the packing was meticulous, and when I opened it I was absolutely shocked in haw great the tree looked. I transplanted the tree into a larger pot in it looks amazing in our screen porch! It has adapted ver well over the past few weeks and has only lost a few leaves. Thank you very much for such a great experience! Joe

Perfect Plants Nursery Arbequina Olive Tree Review

Perfect Plants Nursery

Hi Joe, Thank you for your awesome support of our family-owned business, we really appreciate customers like you that take a bit of time from their day to leave us a great and honest review. We hope you love your new plant and that it thrives for years to come. Thank you so much for the detailed review and we hope that you have quite the harvest of Olives for your home. Best, Shirley

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