Beautiful and compact evergreen trees, Olives are prized for their ornamental value as well as for their delicious and nutritious fruit. Our unique and hardy Olive varieties can be grown in the Maritime Northwest and other regions where winter temperatures do not fall below 10°F. Olives are wind-pollinated and most varieties require another variety nearby to ensure good crops.
From the Nikita Botanic Garden in Yalta, on the Black Sea coast of the Crimean Peninsula, these unique varieties are unusually hardy and feature large, flavorful fruit.
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(Chernaya Rannaya cv.)
Black Pearl™ is prized for its tasty, early ripening fruit, great for making both green and black Olives. Plant Black Pearl™ with another Olive variety for cross-pollination.
(Nikita #3 cv.) From the Nikita Botanic Garden in Crimea, this unique variety is prized for its cold-hardiness and abundant crops of early ripening fruit. Large and flavorful, they are good for making green or black olives and also for making tasty olive oil.
(Kolholznitsa cv.) Harvest Joy™ is prized for its abundant crops of large, tasty fruit.
(Krimskaya cv.) Selected at the Nikita Botanic Garden in Crimea, Midnight™ is very cold hardy, early ripening and bears abundant crops of large, tasty fruit. The green fruit turns jet-black as it ripens and makes green or black olives and is also used to make flavorful olive oil.
(Yubelenaya cv.) Very cold hardy and productive, this unique variety from the Nikita Botanic Garden in Crimea is prized for its very large, flavorful fruit. Early ripening, the fruit makes tasty green or black olives and can also be used for making tasty olive oil.
(Nikita #2 cv.) This valuable selection from the Nikita Botanic Garden is prized for its cold hardiness and abundant crops of large, flavorful fruit. Early ripening, Pepetua™ fruit is good for making both green and black olives and tasty olive oil.
Premier™ is valued for its good crops of very large, tasty Olives.
(Nikitsaya cv.) This unique and valuable introduction from the Nikita Botanic Garden has proven itself a reliable producer in our region of large, flavorful olives. Early ripening, the fruit is good for making green or black olives and tasty olive oil.