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Kalamata olives are the best olive type for food is considered the Greek "Kalamata Olive" (Calamon Olive), an almond-shaped Greek olive that ranges in length from about 1/2 to 1 inch.
Kalamata olives are a dark eggplant color and have an excellent flavor that can be rich and fruity. They're often slit to allow the wine vinegar "Marinade" in which they're soaked to penetrate the flesh. Kalamata olives are marketed packed in either olive oil or vinegar.

Greek olives are not treated with lye. They are strong tasting because they are just packed in dry salt, or pickled in brine for 6 to 12 months (where they undergo a process of lactic fermentation), and finally packed in fresh brine



This picture is from last year trees, they are more mature with 4 to 5 inch trunks and 5 feet. Sculpted with low branching. Kalamata fruit is highly prized for its unique flavor. Kalamata trees are always in short supply.
Plant & Size Specs Code Price Buy
Kalamata #1 pot 24 to 36 inches tall - FtrOlKal1 35.00 E-mail
Kalamata #5 pot 3 to 4 feet, light, will start producing fruit next season, some with fruit now, high quality olive fruit. FtrOlKal05 $62.00
 
Kalamata #15 5 feet and full, fruit producing FtrOlKal15 $150.00 E-mail
Kalamata 24 box 7 feet and bushy, fruit producing FtrOlKal24 $40000 E-mail
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These 20 gallon Kalamata olive trees are already producing strong crops of olive fruit. Plants are $400.00 each Kalamata olives, among the finest olives grown.
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Kalamata olive fruit in foreground, Arbequnia in background. Kalamata typically has much larger fruit. Kalamata olive fruit in foreground, Arbequnia in background. Kalamata typically has much larger fruit. Arbequnia has a more "egg" shape to it.