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Olea europaea Kalamata (Olive) 140 mm

$21.90

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Olea 'Kalamata' OLIVE Originating in Greece this evergreen tree is grown for its edible fruits and attractive foliage. Kalamata is a very popular table olive.FEATURES: A regular bearer, the ornamental tree develops a gnarled trunk as it ages. Fruit is large, tapering to a point and intense black when fully ripe. It has a thin skin and a small stone.CONDITIONS: Choose an open sunny position in well-drained soil. Dig a hole twice the width of the roots. Spread the roots out slightly, cover with soil and water in wellI. Do not place fertiliser in the planting hole, as this may burn the roots. However, some well-rotted compost or very old animal manure will be beneficial. After planting spread mulch above the roots to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds, but keep away from the trunk.FOR BEST RESULTS: Apply fertiliser to soil above roots in Spring and Autumn and water in well. Remove weeds as soon as they appear. Correct pruning techniques are essential to the trees fruiting success.PLANTING IDEAS AND USES: • can be picked when green or black • use in Mediterranean style dishes and hors d'oeuvres • a favourite for home pickling

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Olea 'Kalamata' OLIVE

Originating in Greece this evergreen tree is grown for its edible fruits and attractive foliage. Kalamata is a very popular table olive.

FEATURES: A regular bearer, the ornamental tree develops a gnarled trunk as it ages. Fruit is large, tapering to a point and intense black when fully ripe. It has a thin skin and a small stone.

CONDITIONS: Choose an open sunny position in well-drained soil. Dig a hole twice the width of the roots. Spread the roots out slightly, cover with soil and water in wellI. Do not place fertiliser in the planting hole, as this may burn the roots. However, some well-rotted compost or very old animal manure will be beneficial. After planting spread mulch above the roots to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds, but keep away from the trunk.

FOR BEST RESULTS: Apply fertiliser to soil above roots in Spring and Autumn and water in well. Remove weeds as soon as they appear. Correct pruning techniques are essential to the trees fruiting success.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES: • can be picked when green or black • use in Mediterranean style dishes and hors d'oeuvres • a favourite for home pickling

Quality Guaranteed

Quality Guaranteed We  guarantee that our plants are of high quality, if your plants do not arrive in good condition please email us with photos within 24 hours of your plants being delivered and we will resolve the issue 

Shipping

Sydney Only. Brisbane from the 12/6/2020

-We offer free local pick up from East Killara orders are ready for pick up within 48 hours and we allow weekend pick ups by appointment. 

-Delivery is within 2-3 business days. Your plants will not be boxed but delivered by by a dedicated driver to ensure they arrive in perfect condition. Delivery is $85.

-If an item in your order is not available you will be refunded for that item and we will send you an email update before pick up.

-If your order arrives in poor condition please email us within 24 hours so we can rectify the issue ensuring you are happy. If there are breakages please send us photos of how the item arrived.

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