Olea europaea ‘Kalamata’ – Kalamata olive tree

In keeping with the concept of looking at trees that are drought resistant, today we are focussing on the Olive tree, in particular the Kalamata variety. The fruit of South Africa’s native olive cultivar, Olea africana (Wild olive), is inedible, but at least 20 different imported olive cultivars are grown locally.  These range from oil-producing [...]