Olive – Kalamata
$34.99 – $74.99
Olea europaea “Kalamata”
Regular – 4lt pot
Semi-Advanced – 300mm pot
Olive trees are a very hardy fruit tree well suited to Perth’s Mediterranean climate. With silvery-green leaves and a dense evergreen canopy they make a perfect ornamental tree and are very useful for screening. Suitable for coastal conditions. A very long lived tree that can be a moderate grower when young but slows down with age. The small creamy white flowers are produced in late spring followed by the fruit. Can be grown in large pots successfully. Best in full sun. Generally grows 8 – 12 m high.
Kalamata is suitable for processing for eating or oil. Generally considered to best black olive for processing.
Fruit : Large, elongated with black skin.
Flesh: Purple, meaty and smooth.
Fruit Maturity: April to May.
Possible Pollinators: Will produce fruit without cross-pollination.