Will my Olive Tree Bear Fruit?

Is there any way to determine if my Olive tree will bear fruit? I know next to nothing about it…

Two years ago, I purchased a 6-in olive tree from Trader Joe’s that to my great surprise, grew into a lovely 3-ft tall tree that is now covered with blooms. Do all olive trees blossom whether or not they’re fruit-bearing? I am searching for clues to solve this mystery. Learning the cultivar would be bonus.

Many thanks for your help. I would appreciate any guidance or advice you have to offer.


Fruitless varieties can still bloom but the flowers are typically sterile. If it does produce fruit it may be easier to identify the cultivar

Many thanks for your kind response to this newbie.