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Black Olive, Bucida buceras
Black olive trees maintain a dark green color all year long.  It is a fast grower that tends to grow more horizontally then vertically.  They are a favorite shade tree in Florida.
Notice the sprawling growth habit of the black olive tree.  The dense foliage provides excellent protection from the hot Florida sun.
Black olive trees are often used around walkways.  Their roots tend to stay below the surface making them exceptional avenue trees.
Alex Driscoll
Certified Arborist #1249A
Plant Guide / Trees / Black Olive