LAHORE : Olive can be cultivated in areas which have moderate weather and the Potohar region in Punjab is conducive to its growth. They said that by boosting the cultivation of olive, foreign exchange could be saved for positive impacts on the national economy. Kala Chitta Range, Kallar Kahar, Soon Valley wild olive is available in abundance. Experiments show that some olive varieties are suitable for north Punjab which give good production in the atmosphere of the areas, they added.
They said August is very suitable for planting olive plants and added that olive needed less water as compared to other fruit producing plants and watering olive plants according to their needs leaves good impact on their growth.