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I have "inherited" an olive tree, in a pot and about 6ft tall but all the twigs have very few leaves, just at the tips of the twigs. I have trimmed out all the dead twigs, but I would hate to kill it by pruning too hard. How could I encourage it to better health? I found some tomato feed in the shed: does that help? The corner faces south and west.




feed only in the growing seasons is what I have been led to believe..

link to the RHS website on growing Olives

care for olive trees

26 Sep, 2023


If it has been in that small pot for a long time i would put it into a bigger one - this is a good time of year to do it.

26 Sep, 2023


Thank you both very much

2 Oct, 2023

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