Since the anciet years, olive oil has been used to cover several needs. Lesvos is
connected with the production of extra virgin olive oil and other products which
come from olive trees since those eras. The whole island is covered with plenty of
olive trees which compose an enormous olive grove. The unique and tastefull olive
oil had been for the citizens of the island the most productive source of money for
ADRAMITINI is the name of the olive tree from which LESVIO comes from. Olea european
var. Media subrotunda. It is mostly cultivated in Mitilini. Also known as AIVALIOTIKI,
KASDAGLITTISA, MITILINIA. Its origins are from Asia Minor. It is cultivated in grounds
of moderate fertility. It is viable in 500-600 meters height. It has moderate resistance
to cold and its height reaches to 6-8 meters. Its leaves are moderate, stiff, narrow,
glossy top surface. The fruit looks like an acorn and its colour from yellow becomes
red throughout its maturation to end up black. Its average weight is 3-4 and matures
at November –December. The content of this variety of olive oil reaches to 22-25%.
The olive oil which comes from ADRAMITINI olive tree is known for its fluid flow,
its excellent aroma and its unique golden-yellow colour.