Olive – Olea Europaea


Olive trees, characterized by their silvery-green leaves and rich historical significance, are iconic symbols of Mediterranean landscapes and a source of cherished olive fruits and oil.

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Olea europaea, commonly known as the olive tree, stands out among other tree varieties due to its unique combination of aesthetic beauty, cultural significance, and practical benefits, making it an excellent option for gardens. With its slender, silver-gray leaves and twisted trunks that exude a timeless elegance, the olive tree adds a touch of Mediterranean charm to any landscape. Beyond its visual appeal, this versatile tree offers numerous advantages: it is drought-tolerant, requires minimal maintenance, and can thrive in various soil types, including poor and rocky soils. Additionally, the olive tree yields delicious and nutritious fruits that can be harvested for culinary purposes or transformed into high-quality olive oil, renowned for its health benefits. Its resilience, longevity, and cultural symbolism make the olive tree a compelling choice for gardeners seeking both practicality and a touch of Mediterranean allure.
Hornbeam trees offer an added bonus of providing privacy and creating a sense of enclosure in the garden. Due to their dense foliage and layered branching, they can be planted in rows or as a hedge to create a natural screen, offering privacy from neighbors or blocking unsightly views. The dense canopy also acts as a sound barrier, reducing noise pollution and creating a more peaceful environment in the garden.


Full Standard, Half Standard, Mini Standard


110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm

Root Type

Pot Grown

Foliage Type



Not Native

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Medium Growth






No Berries


Without Thornes


Non Toxic

Drought Tolerance


Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Colourful Foliage


Leaf Size


Natural Growth Style




Hard Wood Cutback?


Soil Type?

Sandy-Well Draining, Grows in most soil types

Natural Shape



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Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

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