Olive Tree, Manzanillo
The Manzanillo Olive Tree is a prized variety for both its flavor and its oil production. The tree is green with silver undersides and has leathery leaves. It grows to a mature height of 30 feet and produces medium-sized black fruit that is both edible and flavorful. Olives flourish in climates where there is good soil drainage and cool winters, with hot dry summers without humidity. The Manzanillo Olive Tree prefers a humus-rich soil.