The olive is a very easy to care for bonsai. It's growing patterns make it very easy to prune and shape using the clip and grow method. This hybrid variety, Olea oleaster wild olive is a small-leafed sub species of the Olea Europea, grown exclusively by Eastern Leaf. Tree arrives in an 8" ceramic pot and measures 12" -15" in height potted. Pot may vary depending on availability. Tree shape may vary.