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14/07/2014 at 14:01

Found my orignal posting, so as an update the olive tree is amazing this year, I took the advise from Matty2, BusyBee 2, Dove from above, and Foodie 40.  I left it in the south-facing very open porch and kept it nearly dry all winter.  I was going to bubblewrap the pot but we only had frost about 4 times.  It has rewarded me with lots of leaves and flowers, and didn't shed any leaves during winter.

I have just made a video of the repotting to go on youtube for our gardening club.  I repotted as per advise - repotted it into gritty compost with some JI, and will not put it indoors again.  Sited it against a heat retaining red-brick house wall hoping the flowers will turn to olives!

photo attached, not sure my position agiant the hous

 

e wall shows off it's best attributes....

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52465.jpg?width=533&height=350&mode=max

 

14/07/2014 at 15:37

The close-up of the flowers which will hoepfully turn into olives- fingers crossed... anyone in the UK with Olives on their Olive tree?, or France.....any photos?

14/07/2014 at 15:52

Brilliant - it's looking great 

14/07/2014 at 18:05

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52483.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Hi dizzylizzy, mine looks like this. Not sure if its olives tho 

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