WTB olive trees

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Mon Jan 31 07:32:32 EST 2000

Larry Caldwell wrote:

> I am trying to learn about growing olive trees.  I also need a source for
> olive trees.

Just curious, but can you grow fig trees in Oregon?

> I live in Southern Oregon, USA, which has a Mediterranean climate.  We
> get about 1 meter of rain a year, have a 3-month drought each summer, and
> the temperature rarely drops much below freezing in the winter.  The
> climate is similar to much of the Balkans, Northern Greece, and even
> parts of Spain.
> Any information on varieties that might do well here and possible sources
> for supply would be much appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> -- Larry

Joe  Zorzin
Massachusetts Licensed Forester #261

Member of Forest Steward's Guild

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