SCIENTIFIC NAME: Olea europaea
COMMON NAME: European Olive
COLLECTION NUMBER: #156
DIMENSIONS: 21 1/2″ (height) 15 1/2″ (widest point) 11″ (base) Yamaaki Japanese (pot)
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Very old material. Natural deadwood. Beautiful natural composition. Wired & styled.
CARE: EUROPEAN OLIVE is incredible bonsai material, that is very very old and with tiny leaves. Admired because it is a very slow grower. Olive likes full/ partial sun and moderate water and fertilizer. Cold hardy zones 9-11.
This tree was styled by Erik Wigert, owner of Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery in North Ft Myers, Florida.
In 2008 at the “1st National Bonsai Exhibition” in Rochester, NY he was awarded “Best Tropical Bonsai” for his Purple Bougainvillea.
This is a tree from our personal collection here at Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery. If you visit the nursery you will see it on display.
This is a chance for you to own a very special specimen bonsai.
Larger specimen trees can/ will require a custom built wooden crate for safety in shipping. The construction of this box could be an additional fee. Larger specimen trees can require freight delivery. The price of freight is subject to change, so please call for exact pricing.