Kalamon Olives

Kalamon olives are one of the best table varieties, adapted to the microclimate and soil of Peloponnese, a region where the main cultivation lies. The fruit has cylinder-cone shape and resembles the fruit of grape. An average olive weighs 5-6gr and the core is smooth and easily detachable from the flesh. The relationship between flesh & core is 7.5 : 1.
The skin of the ripe fruit acquires a deep black colour. Maturation takes place in November and can be extended when there is overproduction.
The productivity of the Kalamata olive tree is moderate. The tree demands soil and atmospheric moisture and it is resistant to soil salinity, Dacus (olive fruit fly) and Verticillium. It is quite sturdy, its branches have a climbing trend and features large leaves.