tree, shrub

Forestiera neomexicana | Desert Olive

Train Desert Olive as a small tree or shrub. Appealing features include the light gray bark, which contrasts nicely with its bright green leaves. Attractive yellow fall color. Canopy coverage: 50 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 12 feet high

Width: 8 feet wide


Foliage Color: bright green

Flower Color: white, green

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds