Il Giardino del Bergamotto
Region of Calabria, Italy
Condofuri is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 120 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 38 kilometres southeast of Reggio Calabria. Condofuri borders the following municipalities: Bova, Bova Marina, Roccaforte del Greco, Roghudi, San Lorenzo.
Olive Trees will be planted amoung the Bergamot citris groves at this location.
The Bergamot family farm, founded over 70 years ago, has since 2009 cultivated organically certified by Bioagricert s.rl.
Bergamot: the fruit of health
An Italian excellence to discover, savor and smell.
90% of the world production of bergamot essential oil comes from the cultivation of a small part of the province of Reggio Calabria.
On this farm, the bergamot plant extends over 59,000 square meters. All three varieties of bergamot are present, but the prevailing 90% is the "fantastic" and the remainder of the "castagnaro" and "Femminello" qualities. Since June 2014 the farm has created onsite gourmet specialties of the begamot fruit into jam, juices and candied fruit.
In addition to your purchase of an olive tree, a donation will made to a local agricultural charity in Italy in your recipient's name.
Since 2012, Olive Tree Memorial has planted Olive Trees all over Sicily and in 2021 will we be planting in Italy. Let us reconnect you with your Italian & Sicilian Roots!
Your recipient will recognize and appreciate the thoughtful caring nature of this magnificent Italian gift olive tree planted in their ancestral homeland.
Your gift of a donation of a Calabrese olive tree back to Italy is, for many people, a completion of the circle of life started by a loved one who immigrated to America seeking a better life. Our trees are planted as part of a beautification project in Italy in groves that we have selected with careful consideration. They are tended by generations of family farmers whose passion is the magnificent olive tree "The Tree of Life".
The tree will be planted in your name or in the name of a family, friend, loved one or to celebrate a milestone. Think of it … a return to the ancestral homeland. Your sponsorship of $229.95 plus shipping of the certificate is a one time cost that covers the purchase, planting, and maintenance of a wonderful and symbolic olive tree. It will forever remain in their name, unlike other memorial trees that are adopted for short lengths of time.
When you sponsor the purchases of a tree, you will receive a beautiful certificate of authenticity. If traveling to Italy you the ability to locate your tree in one of several locations to arrange a visit in Calabria through our Italian partners.