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MAJESTIC BEAUTY OLIVE
Olea europaea 'Majestic Beauty'

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Photo Locations: Cal Poly Leaning Pine Arboretum - San Luis Obispo, CA and LA County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Almost no mature fruit on this cultivar that was introduced by Monrovia Nursery. Suitable as hedge or screen.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Oleaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 25 - 30 feet.

Width: 25 - 30 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate, Gray Green or Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Few to Fruitless,, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Bark Light Gray, Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 11 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Moderate on Coast.

Seaside Tolerance is Good to Medium in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot. Susceptible to Scales and Psyllid, Anthracnose, Armillaria, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Olea europaea 'Majestic Beauty' Tree Record." 1995-2019. May 26, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/olea-europaea-majestic-beauty >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.