SYNONYMS: Koroni, Kritikia, Landolia, Psylolia
ORIGIN:Greece: Peloponneso, Zante, Creta, Samo
TREE: A tree of medium vigor with a spreading habit and an open canopy. The leaves are elliptic lanceolate short and narrow.
FRUIT: The fruit is small ovoid and slightly asymmetric. It ripens early and has high and constant yields with a very high content of oil.
AGRONOMY: An early bearer it also flowers early and produces lots of pollen. Often planted with Mastodies as a pollinizer.
COMMENTS: This is a good drought resistant variety but one that does not tolerate cold well. It is resistant to olive leaf spot but sensitive to olive knot. The oil is high in oleic acid and very stable. The fruit is tightly attached and not suitable for machine harvest.