Olive herb 'Olivia'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
30 x 30 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Water regularly but sparsely.
gardener's tip:
Overwintering in open air. Overwinter on the window sill or hardy if protected.
The olive herb 'Olivia' has an intense olive flavour. It is used to refine, e.g. salads. It has a compact habit with delicate leaves and provides a high ornamental value in mixed planting.


german term: Olive herb
botanical termn: Santolina viridis
plant height: 45-50 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to August
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green