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Purchased a Arbequina Olive Tree and it is beautiful/ live in a northern climate where now the summers are hot. Used a cactus based soil however the tree has not produced any new leaves or sprouts. I am sure it is the soil. Does anyone have ideas on how to create the soil it needs? I have it in a big clay pot now.
 
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Well I am reaching out again anybody with advice for this olive tree / please extend an olive branch for assistance / please
 
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Using cactus mix is probably too acidic. The arbequina olives grown here where I live like a slightly alkaline soil but will grow in slightly acidic soils. They prefer a Ph of about 6.5-7.5 and cactus mix is usually about 5.0-6.0. I would just put it into a GOOD POTTING MIX and not some miracle grow junk.
 
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Is there a potting soil you would recommend? Also I have heard they like lava rock or clay pebbles in the soil would this help .... thank you thank you for your response
 
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Is there a potting soil you would recommend? Also I have heard they like lava rock or clay pebbles in the soil would this help .... thank you thank you for your response
I have no idea about lava rocks and clay pebbles except lava rock is used as a mulch and clay pebbles are used in hydroponic gardening. The only good potting mix/potting soil that is nationwide AFAIK is by Espoma and Fox Farm. I have no idea of what you have locally.
 
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I have no idea about lava rocks and clay pebbles except lava rock is used as a mulch and clay pebbles are used in hydroponic gardening. The only good potting mix/potting soil that is nationwide AFAIK is by Espoma and Fox Farm. I have no idea of what you have locally.
Thank you soooo much
 
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Post a photo of the tree in the soil so I can see what it looks like.
 

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