Olea africana is a very successful Olive Tree for the Bay Area. They produce a most delicious small black olive, if you are willing to process them. The beautiful trees will grow about 20ft. tall and provide a really nice canopy for shade in the summer.
Olea europaea ssp. africana
Water: Winter rain, summer drought
Size: Slow growing to over 20ft.
Pea-sized black fruit. Picturesque shade tree with glossy dark green leaves, brown on the undersides.