It is the most famous olive variety in Greece.
It is small in size and ripens from October until December. It weighs from 0.3 to 1.0 grams and its height is from 12 to 15 millimeters.
Although the Koroneiko tree needs minimal care and can withstand low temperatures, it gives the best oil quality compared to other varieties. The trees can give stable and high yields.
In adverse conditions it shows biennial bearing but when irrigation is applied the phenomenon becomes shorter. In many cases it is used as a pollinator of many other varieties.