A bowl of kalamata olives

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Kalamata Olives forming on the Olive Tree in Larnook NSW Australia

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Olive - Kalamata

Olea europaea
Fruit Trees > Temperate Fruit Trees > Olive > Olive - Kalamata
Their fruit is juicy and sweet and have a unique torpedo shape and split in the skin. The most popular olive in Australia, they are ideal for use in cooking or as an olive to eat alone. Available seasonally as a grafted product as well as a cutting grown ... Read More

$44.00 ($44.00-$49.00 choose a size)

Special Offer: Buy 1+ @$44.00ea usually:$49.00ea

Specifications of Olive - Kalamata

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)Learn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Olive - Kalamata Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 3w ago


Olive - Kalamata

Strong and healthy but very small.

★★★★★ 1y ago


Olive - Kalamata

We purchased this plant in part for its cross pollination benefits. The plants arrived in good condition and are happily growing away in our mixed species orchard

★★★ 9y ago

Kensington, NSW, Australia

growing very nicely


★★★★★ 11y ago

Burnside, VIC, Australia

My mum went and impulsively purchased this olive tree 3-4 years ago. She neglected it, didn't water it, left it in the pot for the entire time. When I moved a year ago, mum gave me the plant because she had nowhere to put it. I planted it in the ground...


★★ 13y ago


Looking forward to this variety. Must water at fruiting time to ensure fruit does not drop.

★★★★ 13y ago

Mt Pleasant, SA, Australia

Looking forward to fruit as these are my favourites.


★★ 14y ago

Innaloo, WA, Australia

'Kalamata', a large, black olive with a smooth and meatlike taste, named after the city of Kalamata, Greece, used as a table olive. These olives are usually preserved in vinegar or olive oil.


★★★★ 15y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Fast growing, very hardy tree.  

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