The name Olive Green
refers to the fruit of the olive tree. The Olive traveled from Armenia to Palestine and spread from there to areas around the Mediterranean, where the olive is still considered a traditional and important agricultural product. For thousands of years the tree is mentioned in the literature, for example in Greek mythology: the legend Pallas gave an olive tree to the city of Athens, today the tree still stands on the Acropolis. According to Jewish culture, the olive tree is a sign of peace and happiness. As you see, Olive Green is a colour with a rich history of mythology and folk tales.