Olive tree varieties


It is the most famous olive variety in Greece since the corresponding 60% of Greek production. The Koroneiki olive takes its name from the town of Koroni Messinia. It has small size and ripen from October to December. The weight is from 0.3 to 1.0 grams and height of 12-15 mm. Although the KORONIA tree needs minimal care and can withstand low temperatures, that gives one of the best quality of olive oil. It is a purely Greek olive variety, with excellent characteristics.





This variety matures late and the harvest is from the end of December to early January. The fruit is medium in size with an oval shape. The weight is from 2.2 to 2.9 grams and its height varies from 7.5 to 25 mm. It can be grown at high altitude, even at 1,000 meters. It produces relatively small wrist and combines the fruity taste with bitterness and spicy taste.To produced olive oil has excellent quality with low acidity.






The best time for the harvest of this variety is between December and January, and only when the color of the fruit has been completely black. The fruit has an asymmetrical shape and the weight is sufficiently increased. The tree of Kalamon is able to withstand all climate temperatures and give excellent results. This variety is world known for the famous table olives.





The harvest of this variety depends on how ripe the fruit is. The size of the olive are also quite increased as its weight. Due that fact, this particular variety gives relatively lower quality oil compared to other varieties, used mainly as table olives or pate.





This variety ripens relatively early and the harvest is done between November and December. The fruit is yellow-green color and it’s not turning black like to other varieties. It has an asymmetric shape and is commonly used as table olives and pate, but often wew can find them stuffed with almond or pepper.




This variety also matures slowly and the best time to harvest is the end of January to early February. The fruit is medium size with an oval shape. The weight varies from 2.2 to 2.9 grams. What characterizes Manaki tree is that withstands high altitude, where other varieties except Athinolia can not afford. It is grown mainly in Argolid and Peloponnese. The sweetness that distinguishes the rich flavor and soft texture, give excellent flavor for cooking use.




Bears also the names Koutsouliera, Ladolia, fine Lianolia, Local and Patrinia. The fruit oil content reaches about 25%. The fruit is small and considered as a variety of demanding territorial humidity.To tree gains height up to 5-7 meters. The leaves are dark green length of 3.95 cm and a width of 0.88 cm. The fruit weight is between 1 and 1.2 gr. We can find it in Central Greece (Fthiotida, Fokida, Viotia, Etoloakarnania), Eastern Thessaly (Agia, Pelion), Epirus (Arta, Paramythia, Igoumenitsa) and limited in Achaia and Ilia.




Variety, with fruit in acorn shape. Considered one of the best oil production varieties, and gives high-quality olive oil. The cultivation dominates in Lesbos, where it cover the 70% of the olive cultivation, and less on Chios and Skyros.






We meet it with several names as ‘ampadiotiki’, ‘chourmadolia’, ‘Chondrolia’, ‘koprolia’. It should not be confused with “Thasitiki”. Variety mainly used in producing commercial olive formula (Throumpes) and for producing good quality oil. Thrives in high soil moisture and is considered to be sensitive to the cold. Found in Crete, Euboea, Attica, the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, Samos, Chios and Lesvos.





Productive variety with tolerance to cold. Cultivated to produce good quality olive oil, but also we can fint it canned (crushed green and black olives). Classify in varieties with middle size fruit, and is frequently found with names as vovoditiki perachoritiki, Ladolia. We meet it in Argolida, Arcadia, Corinthia, Viotia, Evia, Fthiotida, Achaia, Attica and the last 25 years in Northern Greece. It is resistant to cold.






Olive variety cultivated in Mytilene for olive oil production. The tree is medium-sized (6-8m). The fruit is medium weight 3,5gr and when unripe is colored yellow. The oil content of the fruit is around 23%. It is moderately resistant to cold.





Olive variety suitable for olive oil which answer Argolida, Korinthia and Arcadia. The quality of oil is excellent. The tree reaches 5-7m. The fruit is medium weight 3,3gr and has no nipple. The core to flesh ratio is 6/1, and the oil content of the fruit about 30%. Variety resistant to cold and also it ripens late.






Olive variety which we find in Samos, Chios and the Cyclades where it’s cultivate to produce good quality oil. The tree can reach 14m. The average weight of the fruit is 2,7gr and the oil content is 19%.







The tree reaches 5-8m. The fruit is medium weight 1,6gr and forms a small nipple. Τhe oil content of the fruit is about 21%. Considered highly productive variety. It is resistant to olive Tuberculosis. It is resistant to drought and sea winds. It is sensitive to the fruit fly.





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The fruit is medium weight 2,4gr and bears little nipple. The oil content of the fruit is around 19%. Variety demanding to soil moisture. In dry areas it’s throwing its flowers.







The tree can reach 10m in height. The fruit is medium weight 2,3gr and bears nipple. The fruit oil content of around 24%. Variety resistant to cold and drought. Sensitive to the tuberculosis bacterium.







The tree is moderate growth. The fruit is medium weight 2,4gr. The relationship of the flesh to the core is 6.1 and the grain oil content is around 27.5%.









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