Leccino Olive Trees are prized, easy-to-grow Olive Trees that can grow to heights of thirty feet and widths of twenty feet. Leccino Olive Tree fruit ripens early and the Olives are ready to eat from October through November. Leccino Olive Trees are naitive to Italy, and the trees are suited for growing in the ground within USDA Zones 8 to 11, and in containers within Zones 4 to 11. They do best with at least six hours of direct sun each day, but will grow and make some Olives in partial shade as well.
Leccino Olive Trees can grow in many soil types including sand, gravel, or soil rich in organic material, provided that the soil drains well. Leccino Olive Trees growing in full sun and in the ground in good conditions can grow to twenty feet tall in five or six years. Leccino Olive Trees growing in large pots will grow more slowly and will stay smaller overall. The leaves are a greyish green and the trunks and limbs a light tan. Leccino Olive Trees are beautiful, olive-producing, long-lived trees that are easy to grow and make a perfect addition to the edible landscape.