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Old 05-13-2018, 11:47 AM
 
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In 2006, I purchased a 24 inch box Swan Hill Fruitless Olive in Phoenix, AZ. The tree was transported to San Diego, planted for a year, dug up, stuck in a large pot, neglected for several years, and finally replanted on the side of my home in Phoenix where it has been for about six months. The tree at 4' tall is alive, but doesn't seen to be growing taller. I have six other Swan Hill Olives which are younger than this tree but are much taller and grow well.

Can this tree have a bright future and reach a specimen size or is it doomed? What can I do to stimulate it's growth?
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Old 05-13-2018, 01:03 PM
 
Location: LI,NY zone 7a
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Sounds like it is root bound. Dig it up, and pull the roots apart gently. Then replant.
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