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  • Olive Standard Tree
Carefully Packaged UK Grown Trees

Olive Standard Tree

Olea europaea Trees

from From £24.99 (ex. VAT)
( £29.99 (ex. VAT) inc. VAT)

Olive standards make a stunning feature tree and are good in acid or alkaline soils.  Being Mediterranean plants, they are a bit sensitive to very cold weather but with a bit of care, they make a fantastic long term addition to the garden.  Many Olive trees are grown in containers which is sensible because they can be moved in winter into a more sheltered situation.  Generally we recommend positioning your Olive tree towards the south or west, not in a position where it will get harsh north or east winds.  The roots don't appreciate being waterlogged so make sure the soil is sufficiently well draining.  A good tip if you are planning to keep an Olive tree in a container is to line the inside of the container with bubble wrap which will protect the roots from the worst of winter weather.  Don't worry too much about the hardiness of Olives - generally they are absolutely fine in the south and west of the UK, protected coastal areas and urban areas where temperatures tend to stay higher in winter.

You can easily prune these plants to maintain a good shape.  We suggest a light prune in mid spring and a heavier prune in mid summer but they do like to have warm days after pruning during the recovery time so pick your pruning days carefully.

These small trees are generally planted out into containers for outside front doors or patio doors (matching pairs look great but one on its own is good too).

These are amongst our most popular gift trees and like all our trees, can be gift wrapped and delivered on your chosen date. 

AKA Olive tree, Olive topiary

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Delivery Timescales

Most deliveries are made within a week of placing the order. Many are despatched within 24 hours of receiving the order, but please allow up to 10 working days to be on the safe side. There is a slightly longer timescale on pleached trees or trees over 2.5m in height (all trees called Standard, Premium Standard, Heavy Standard, Extra Heavy Standard, Mature Trees or Pleached) because we have to group orders together into geographic areas for a specialist haulage contractor to deliver. All trees are packed very carefully by our experienced team and delivered using couriers who've been tried and tested over many years.

Gift trees and other trees required for arrival on a specific date can be accommodated with pleasure at no extra charge. Although it is rarely a problem, we do have to say that we accept no legal responsibility for late deliveries.

The vast majority of trees are sent on a 'no signature required' basis, so there's no need to be in to receive your order. You can give us instructions on where to leave your delivery either via the checkout or send us a separate email. For some mature or pleached trees we may contact you in advance if the delivery driver needs help getting the tree/trees off the vehicle.

Our nursery is a busy despatch centre and therefore customers need to make an appointment to collect or view trees.  For collections, despatch charges will be refunded.

Delivery Costs

1 small tree (most trees with a height under 1.5 metres) : £7.95 + vat

1 medium tree (most trees with a height of 1.5-2 metres) or 2-4 small trees: £9.95 + vat

2+ medium trees or 5+ small trees: £12.95 + vat

1-4 large trees (trees too large to fit in a box): £19.95 + vat

Mature trees, pleached trees or 5+ large trees: Cost is calculated in the checkout process and varies by postcode. You can buy as many trees as you want for the same delivery cost and so it can work out to be economical.

The above prices exclude the Scottish Highlands, where delivery starts from £24.95 + vat and is calculated in the checkout process.

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Non Mainland UK and Overseas Destinations

Our courier charges are not viable for just one or two trees, but if you have a larger requirement then please do speak to us and we'll see if we can find a solution.