what we do ?

Our focus at The Geolive Olive Tree Nursery is to promote the olive once again. With an agricultural background our staff can assist you in all aspects of farming, from propagation and tree selection to orchard development and orchard management. We offer specialty propagation services for the olive orchard enthusiast and work directly with local olive mills who provide custom milling services for those interested in olive oil production

history of the olive

The Olive ( Olea Europaea ) is a drought tolerant, evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean, Asia Minor, and parts of Africa. It ranges in size from a smallish, bush like shrub to a sprawling 40 foot tree. It’s leaves are silvery gray to sage green and are oblong shaped. The trees have a smooth gray bark when young and grow gnarled and twisted with age. Records show that the olive tree has been around for over 5,000 years while there are some over 3,000 years old surviving and still producing today.


Gemlik Olive Sapling


Gemlik 21 Olive Sapling


Gemlik 27 Olive Sapling

Gemlik Olive Sapling

The homeland of Gemlik olive saplings is Anatolia. Gemlik Olive Saplings suitable with Georgia. Other names of Gemlik olives are also known as curly, black and kapilik olives. If you buy Gemlik olive saplings and perform the necessary care and applications, the fruit size of the tree you will grow will be medium-sized, the tree characteristics will be medium strong and the fruit quality will be at the highest level. Among hundreds of sapling varieties, gemlik olive is the most preferred sapling type. The high oil yield rate of this olive variety increases the interest shown in Gemlik olive saplings. This olive, which is used for oil because of its high oil ratio, also draws attention as a table olive. 80% of olives produced in our country are known as gem type olives. Since there is regular blackening of the fruits, the harvest season generally begins in November-December.

How Should Gemlik Olive Sapling Planting?

Before planting Gemlik olive saplings, it is necessary to work deeply to aerate the soil. Taking care that the soil is not frozen, olive saplings should be planted especially between October and March. During the planting of saplings, the climate and soil characteristics of the region and the crown size of the tree should be taken into account and planting intervals should be calculated according to these issues. During the planting of saplings, 80 * 80 cm pits should be opened. The larger the pit width, the faster the olive sapling will develop. After the planting process, the necessary fertilization should be applied to the pit in order to meet the nutritional needs during the first development of the sapling.