Thank you so much for your help. I bought a lovely tall Olive tree from Morrisons early in the summer, I then moved the pot into the dining room which is north-facing in autumn, it receives plenty of light, no sun and is on the cool side all day, the CH is on in an evening to around 17C, I keep watering it but not too much. If you love olives or simply love the look of the green-gray foliage, you may dream of growing olive trees too. I am now in VA. Height – 10 to 13 feet (3 to 4 m) Exposure – full sun Soil – well-drained, chalky, dry. ... where the winter is mild and the temperature rarely drops below 20 °F (-7 °C). The olive leaves may have caused them some damage/dislodged them from the intestinal walls resulting in toxins being released with unusual symptoms and a higher level in the stool. I purchased an olive tree in May and repotted it (probably too soon) Now all the sliver/green leaves have turned brown and crispy. As you can see in the attached photo the leaves on my olive tree are turning yellow and dropping off. But olive trees come from the Mediterranean region where the weather is toasty. I had it on the patio but when it started freezing, brought it in to sit by sliding glass door. Bleedfoot. Olive tree, both potted and planted in the ground, certainly is a kind of tree that garners much attention these days.. Olive tree key facts. 12 years ago. To take down and cut up and grind trunk. My beloved potted olive tree looked…nearly dead. A sparse canopy of off-color and undersized leaves, leaf scorch or yellowing leaves Untimely fall color and early leaf drop “Even if you run a sprinkler in your yard, your trees likely need additional water,” said district manager of Davey’s Northwest Seattle office . The lime tree was growing and had white flowers, then some leaves turn brown and flowers dried up. Sweet olive trees do not require extensive pruning, but look best when trimmed regularly to … If you have advice, please leave a … Container cultivation Olives are not entirely hardy in the UK, and will be damaged by temperatures below -10°C (14°F), with young plants suffering after lighter frosts. But if moisture and water join the game, all is lost. It can cause vomiting, diarrhea, depression, weakness, slow heart rate, seizures and shock. If the cold sets in gradually and the air is dry, olive trees are hardy down to 10 to 17°F (-8 to -12°C) and have been known to survive temperatures as low as 0 to 4°F (-15 to -18°C). It's maybe 2' high right now and looks great, overall. It’s a disease as common as it is dangerous. Although the olive is drought tolerant it performs optimally when there is sufficient available water. Name – Olea europea Family – Oleaceae Type – fruit tree. However, if you find your lime tree losing leaves, it probably can use some fertilization. However, shortly after buying it, it started to lose its leaves. Hi, I’m hoping an expert can help me. It gets at least 4 hours of direct sunlight (through the window) and bright light the rest of the day. Lichens on bark of sweet olive tree. The third was a sweet gum in front yard by drive way, well after I stepped on one of the darn hard balls and turned my ankle going to my car. No, olive trees are evergreen and they do not lose their leaves in winter. Their biggest bloom happens in the spring and summer, but they also bloom intermittently throughout the year, even in the final days of fall. Olive tree problems (losing leaves) Discussion in 'HortForum' started by sandrakorosecjensen, Mar 21, 2010. sandrakorosecjensen Member. Watering too often, while the tree is planted in a soil mixture that retains too much water, will lead to root-rot and the tree dropping its leaves. The flowers of devilwood are relatively small compared to other tea olives, but open very early in spring and have the typical tea olive sweet … Now the ends of a couple of the leaves have gone all brown and curled up a bit. I'm in southern LA so the tree gets plenty of water and is mulched. The leaves are slightly more “toothy” than sweet olive and it usually blooms only in fall. Not only that, you will end up with lime tree leaf drop. Not sure if your trees in shock or dead? The sweet olive tree, of the Osmanthus fragrans species, is indigenous to China, Japan and the Himalayas. I left it there. The New Southern Living Garden Book describes the stats of the evergreen shrub this way, "Long a favorite of Southern gardeners, [tea olive is] broad, dense, compact. Again, fertilization of citrus can be a little tricky, and if your lime tree looks healthy, you should not fertilize it because this can cause it to produce bad fruit. Yellow leaves on olive trees are problematic because they can be a sign that the tree is deficient in nitrogen, or may have contracted a fungal infection. The leaves are lightly toothed, in contrast to other osmanthus species, whose leaves might fool you into thinking they are those of a holly. Olive leaf spot is a fungus the scientific name of which is Spilocea Oleagina. Dear ALL, I have three olive trees, one 8yr-old and two - 3yr-old. I bought an olive tree a few weeks ago, I’ve always wanted one to put in the conservatory. Native to Asia, the sweet olive is a large shrub or small tree that is capable of growing 20 to 30 feet tall in mild coastal areas. It has some brown leaves also white spots on its leaves. Assuming your tree is losing leaves not because of the season, but due to a problem, this is what you should be looking at: Again, overwatering is a common issue. What makes olive leaf spot appear?