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5 rowsAug 04, 1. Watering Issues.
I had a small olive Arbequina olive and it was doing so well all these months and suddenly started to drop it's leaves.
When the olive tree leaves fall off all of a sudden, it means that the Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Dec 14, Olive trees with dry, falling leaves may be suffering from water issues or a disease. Olives are not prone to many diseases, but there are a few that can cause defoliation and drying leaves.
Water. May 19, Why is my olive tree losing leaves?
Water. Because they are fruit-bearing and evergreen, olive trees need plenty of water. But if the tree gets too dry, which often happens in the winter when watering is less frequent, the leaves will dry out and drop.
If the tree gets too dry, it should recover when watering resumes. Click to see full answer. Jun 30, Olive trees are tougher than you think. If you are watering as you say. Deeply so it drains out of the holes at the bottom at least once a week, your tree should be fine. Changeable weather can cause leaf drop, leaf tips to change colour or deformed.
Jun 22, A. Olive trees are evergreen so they will constantly lose leaves during the year. The heaviest leaf fall should be in the spring during new growth or during the winter if there is a hard freeze. Not the readers olive tree. These trees are tremendously versatile and can withstand droughty conditions as well as fairly wet treeremove.bar: Xtremehort.
I bought a small (maybe 10in tall) olive tree a month ago, and now there is lots of new growth but as the leaves unfurl they dry up and fall off. It gets at least 4 hours of direct sunlight (through the window) and bright light the rest of the day. The plant is in a little four inch pot with a fast. So if olive tree losing leaves it can be many reasons why it is happening: The natural cycle of tree life.
I am also having problems with my Tea Olive losing leaves.
Leaves are dropping in winter naturally as part of the olive tree grow cycle. so don't Do not over-water. You should water the tree infrequently but deep and the soil should not be moisture. My Tea Olive Trees keep dropping leaves.
When I 1st planted them last June, they dropped 1/2 their leaves within 2 weeks. They seem to NEVER stop dropping leaves though apparently some are growing back.
But, they drop more than they grow. What am I doing wrong. I've tried Miracle Grow & Osmocote and neither seem to work.