Bucida Spinosa, Spiny Black Olive
Are you looking to add a beautiful, unique touch of nature to your garden, yard or Patio?
Look no further than the Bucida Spinosa Black Olive Tree! Bucida molinetti Bucida Spinosa, Spiny Black Olive. This evergreen tree is native to South America and Caribbean islands, making it an exotic addition to any outdoor or indoor space. It has small dark green foliage and small thorns and grow out erratically in different directions, forming a diamond like lace in a rounded layered shape. This delicate tree naturally forms into a bonsai tree. giving it an eye-catching bonsai like form, that will be sure to make your yard or home stand out from the rest.
- Please note Bucida Spinosa Black Olive Tree is susceptible to some yellowing and browning of the leaves during transit, especially for those buyers located in west coast regions, is important for buyers to be aware of potential challenges when purchasing this plant.
While the tree may experience some yellowing or browning of leaves due to hot weather and longer transit times, it is reassuring to know that the Bucida Spinosa Black Olive Tree is a hardy plant that can recover within 90 days and continue to send out new shoots. This resilience is definitely a positive trait for potential buyers to consider.
Buyers from the following states California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Nebraska, we cannot guarantee the plant will arrive in perfect conditions, you most allow the plant to recover for a period of 90 days before you can file a claim for a replacement. If you have any questions feel free to contact us before buying this item.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||4-9 Patios / 9-11 Outdoors|
|Mature Height:||10-15 ft.|
|Mature Width:||8-10 ft.|
|Light:||Thrives in Full Sun|
|Uses:||Landscape, Accent Plant, Indoors|
|Soil Conditions:||Well Drained Organic Soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
The Bucida Spinosa Black Olive Tree can tolerate drought and salty conditions so if you’re someone who loves spending time near bodies of water – lakes, oceans, etc., this tree can handle it all! With its vibrant evergreen form and fast growing rate up 12 feet tall with an 8 foot spread within just 4 years – it won’t be long before this stunning new addition becomes the envy of your neighborhood. Interior designers do like to design with the Bucida Spinosa in mind.
Purchase your Bucida Spinosa Black Olive Tree today! Let Nature take center stage in your backyard oasis with our premium quality trees.
Planting and Care
Planting and Care Guide
In Ground - Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth.
Container Pot - Bucida Spinosa tree is container friendly and can thrive potted for years to come, do plan on repotting every 2 years to a 2-3 inch wider container.
LIGHT EXPOSURE - Outdoors thrives in FULL SUN, indoors bright light is recommended, a window exposure will suffix.
WATER - In ground water twice a week for the first growing season, once established rain water will suffice.
POTTED PLANTS, be very careful not to over water, leaves will drop, Wait until the top two inches of soil feel dry to the touch before watering, it may take 5-7 days. Mist the foliage every 2-3 days to increase moisture on the foliage as you allow the soil to dry out.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant.
You may use a fertilizer formulated for indoor or outdoor tress, preferably a slow release fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
PRUNNING is recommended to maintain desire shape, you may begin to prune at some point to keep the plant healthy and control the height.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - Here’s another plus, this tree is not regularly affected by pests, however in the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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We hope that you enjoy your new plants! We grow and care for our plants from cuttings, seeds or liners, we hand select the best quality available before shipping to your home or office. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. Our friendly customer service team is here to help.
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How do you measure height for Bucida Espinosa trees?
Black Olive Bucida Spinosa tree approximate height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the top of the highest branch.
Are plant(s) purchased online guarantee?
All plants are guarantee for a period of 30 days, We offer a Satisfaction Guarantee Policy.