Black table olive. The most popularly planted at the moment in South Africa and is widely adaptable. It is especially suited to black table olive production as well as for olive oil.
Scientific name: Olea europaea "Mission Olive"
Other Names: Olive, Table Olive, Mission Olive
Water Requirements: Medium, drought tolerant once established
Flower Color: -
Flower Time: Summer
Other: Evergreen, Perennial
The Mission Olive is an excellent choice for oil production and are also well known for the table olives they produce.
The dark green and grey foliage makes this tree very attractive. The slow-growing frost, drought and wind-resistant olive makes a good shade or screen plant in the home garden, on golf courses and elsewhere.