The variety of olive Itrana, is native to the Italian region of Lazio (Lazio).
It has good characteristics for table olives(main use), by easily detaching the flesh from the pulp and it is also intended for oil milling.
Names or synonyms: The Itrana olive tree is also known by the names: Olive Itrane, Oliva di Gaeta, Itrana Sangregorio, Esperiana, Attanesca, Reitana, Trana, Olivacore, Iatanella, Itrana Collenero, Itrana Passomacera, Oliva Grossa, Gitana, Aitanesca, Aitana, Tanella, Aitanella, Oliva di Esperia, Itrana Vallequercia, Howls Acqua, Cicerone, Gaetana, Itana, Raitana, Strano and Velletrana.
Characteristics of the Itrana Olive Tree
The Itrana olive tree allows to obtain good quality products, both black olives and extra virgin olive oil with good characteristics.
Productivity: The Itrana olive variety is productive and of medium precocity.
Regularity of bearing: The Itrana olive tree has productions little regular (it is true).
Flowering: the variety of Itrana olives, is self-incompatible and olive flowering is early. The varieties used in pollination are Leccino, Pendolino and Olivastro. The ovarian abortion has a medium level.
Vigor and bearing of the tree: Itrana is of high vigor, erect bearing and glass of thick density
Leaf: The Itrana olive tree has leaves of elliptic-lanceolate and medium size.
Multiplication: The Itrana plant has a good rooting capacity.
Itrana olive, morphological characteristics
The Itrana olive has double aptitude (table and olive oil).
Maturation: Maturation is late and staggered.
Size: The Itrana variety has large size (5 grams), a positive aspect for table olives.
Shape: the Itrana olive, has an elliptical shape , asymmetric and has a nipple presence .
Skin color: The Itrana variety matures upon reaching the color range vinous-violet red.
Pulp: It has a good pulp / bone ratio. It is good for dressing, being famous the Gaeta olives ( olive di Gaeta), very popular for salads, pizzas or spaghetti.
Yield: The Itrana olive tree gets olives of average yield (19% ).
Collection: laborious for its high resistance to detachment.
Uses: Itrana, although mainly produces black dressing olives, partly dedicated to export. It also allows to obtain olive oils of very good quality.
Advantages: Olive of good quality and double aptitude.
Disadvantages: Sensitivity to olive fly.
Itrana Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Itrana EVOO, is an oil of intense and fruity flavor, with bitter and spicy of average value.
On the other hand, among the aromas, the cut grass stands out, with more subtle touches of artichoke or tomato and a slight green almond feel.
Properties: Itrana olive oil has a high amount of oleic acid (77%), with a medium-high presence of Polyphenols (330).
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