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Sweet Olive Bushes not growing

We planted two years ago sweet olive bushes. We are in Northern GA south of Atlanta - nice and hot. The bushes receive filtered sun every day. The problem is they just don't grow. They look twiggy with few leaves. I know this is supposed to be a large, thick bush but not the case here. What am I doing wrong? Help!
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It may just be a matter of patience. Trees and shrubs often just "sit there" for their first couple of years because they establish their root systems first before putting on much new top growth. Of course, it's important that they have good soil in which to grow. If your plants are growing in heavy clay, it may take longer for them to become established.

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