** The olive tree is considered to have been since the first people and the olive tree is called the first of all trees. For this reason, in mythology, “Immortal Tree” is called.
** It is a long lasting and durable tree. One reason why olive tree is so durable is that new roots in the tubers refresh the body as the roots begin to age. The oleuropein substance in the leaves of the olive tree protects against diseases and prevents the formation of harmful viruses, bacteria and fungi. This causes the tree to live for many years.
** They like warm summers and mild winters. They like sunny environments. They are suitable for growing on calcareous-sandy soils. In cold weather, the olive tree dries.
** They do not shed their leaves.
** It is a tree resistant to thirst. However, to get yield from the tree before flowering and fruit formation should be paid attention to watering periods.
** They usually give products every 2 years.
** Pruning is not done for 2 years after planting olive tree saplings.
** You can wait up to 20 years for the olive tree to be a productive tree. But it can live up to 1000 years.
** Olive tree, Mediterranean climate is dominant in the regions; It grows in Syria, Palestine and Greek regions. It grows in Aegean Region, Marmara Region, Southeastern Anatolia Region and Mediterranean Region.