17th October 2019

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How do you trim an avocado tree?

The best time when to prune an avocado tree is really anytime, as long as you are doing a light pruning. If you wish to do a heavy pruning on your avocado tree, then you may want to wait until late winter or early spring, which is right before the active growing period for the tree.

Likewise, people ask, why are the leaves falling off my olive tree?

Water. Because they are fruit-bearing and evergreen, olive trees need plenty of water. But if the tree gets too dry, which often happens in the winter when watering is less frequent, the leaves will dry out and drop. If the tree gets too dry, it should recover when watering resumes.

Are olive trees Hardy?

Olive trees are evergreen trees that will add a Mediterranean scent to your garden or patio and in some cases produce fruit. Hardiness While olive trees are hardy down to -10°C, a frigid wind can be devastating to young olive trees.

What do you feed olive trees?

Although they can cope with dry periods, olives in containers need regular watering and feeding to produce fruit. During the growing season, keep the compost moist and feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser such as Phostrogen, every month.
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