Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Yes
Non-toxic to cats, dogs and pets.
Origins: The olive was native to Asia Minor and spread from Iran, Syria and Palestine to the rest of the Mediterranean basin 6,000 years ago.
Fun Facts: Fossil evidence i...
Fossil evidence indicates the olive tree had its origins 20-40 million years ago in the Oligocene region corresponding to Italy and the eastern Mediterranean Basin. IN the US, Franciscan monks planted the specimens around the missions in California.