Cassanese olive tree

Cassanese oliveCassanese Olive tree, is a Italian variety, mainly spread in the area of ​​the Cosenza province (north of Calabria). It is a variety with good characteristics for dressing in black and acceptable for the production of olive oil.

Italian olive varieties for oil production: Pendolino, Leccino, Cipressino, Moraiolo, Carolea, Frantoio

Names or synonyms: The Cassanese olive tree is also known for: Precoce di Cassano, Cassanisa and Grossa di Cassano.

Cassanese Olive Tree Characteristics

The Cassanese olive tree has good productive characteristics for table olives, standing out for its very high pulp/bone ratio.

Productivity: The Cassanese olive variety is early in production early and high productivity.

Regularity of bearing: Cassanese is a variety with good regularity productive (little time).

Flowering: the Cassanese olive variety is self-incompatible and medium flowering. In Calabria, pollination is carried out with the varieties of Corniola olive, Tondina and Santomauro. You have high ovarian abortion.

Vigor and bearing of the tree: Cassanese is of high vigor, erect bearing and high cup.

Leaf: the Cassanese olive tree has elliptical and medium-sized leaves

Diseases: Cassanese olive tree variety is repilo and olive knot resistant. on the other hand, the variety is fly-sensitive and is not very cold tolerant.

Multiplication: The Cassanese olive plant has a good rooting capacity.

Cassanese olive, morphological characteristics

The Cassanese olive, is mainly used for dressing in black.

Cassanese Olives BlossomMaturation: Maturation is late.

Size: Cassanese olives have a medium size (3 grams).

Shape: Cassanese olive class is elliptical, slightly asymmetric and with presence of nipple.

Skin color: This olive variety has vinous red when ripe. The lenticels are numerous and small in size.

Pulp: It has a very high pulp / bone ratio (7). However, the pulp bone does not come off well. It is a good olive for dressing in black, Californian style.

Yield: Cassanese olives are low yield.

Uses: Cassanese olive is used both for the production of table olives and olive oil.

Advantages: Olive tree with high and constant productivity.

Disadvantages: the olive yieldis low, it is also sensitive to fly and cold.

Cassanese Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The Extra Virgin Cassanese olive oil has an appreciated herbaceous flavor.

Extra Virgin Cassanese olive, monovarietal 5 liter can, Cassanese olive oil, Cassanese EVOOTaste: Cassanese olive oil is fruity and fluid, slightly bitter and spicy of medium intensity.

The aroma of tomato and olive leaf are especially dominant.

Properties: Cassanese olive oil has a high amount of oleic acid (77%), with a medium-low presence of Polyphenols.

Price: Cassanese EVOO can be found at prices of € 10-15 / liter.

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