Arbequina Olive - Olive europa - Arbequina olive is a self-pollinating, compact variety, ripens black. It is an early ripening Spanish variety. Makes quality olives and oil.Will fruit in a pot and is very decorative. Zone 8-10. Olives do not perform consistently in the southern US, probably due to the high humidity, however, reports from Savannah GA and Charleston SC and other areas of zone 8 for Arbequina are positive.
A Long Life Is Just One Benefit of the Okinawa Diet: Based on the findings from a 25-year-long study of the elderly population living in Okinawa (the largest of the Ryukyu Islands of Japan), The Okinawa Program ($16) outlines the traditional diet and lifestyle habits that may be responsible for the low risk of age-associated diseases, long life-expectancy rate, and overall high quality of health found there.