SYNONYMS: Megaritiki, Penahortiki, Ladolia
ORIGIN: Greece: Attica, Beozia and Peloponneso
USE: Table / Oil
TREE: A tree of medium vigor with a drooping habit and sparse canopy. The leaves are elliptic lanceolate of medium length and width.
FRUIT: The fruit is cling stone which is used for both green and black cured olives as well as oil.
AGRONOMY: This is a hardy variety with an intermediate start of bearing. It has a low pistil abortion rate and a medium time of flowering and ripening.
COMMENTS: A good all around very hardy variety whose fruit size varies depending on the sub-species available. Resistant to dry climates and moderately tolerant of cold.