Picholine Languedoc olive tree

Picholine Languedoc olive tree is the most cultivated French variety. Its origin is situated in Gard. Initially the use of Picholine was practically exclusively for dressing. However, the rusticity of the plant and the good quality of the oil have helped the variety to expand throughout all the French olive-growing areas ( Ardèche, Valchiusa, Corsica, … Read morePicholine Languedoc olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree, also known as Maiatica di Ferrandina and other names, is an Italian variety of double aptitude. Due to its difficult adaptation to other environments, the olive grove is distributed almost exclusively in the Italian region of Basilicata. Information of interest about other varieties: Picual, Cornezuelo, Pico Limón, Gordal olives, Ascolana … Read moreMajatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Santa Caterina Olive tree

Santa Caterina olive tree is a variety of Italian table olives. The olives are very large in size, but smaller than Ascolana Tenera. The Santa Caterina olive grove is spread throughout Tuscany, with its origin in Lucca. Curiosities: the variety is considered rustic because of its good adaptability. Names or synonyms: The Santa Caterina olive … Read moreSanta Caterina Olive tree

Dritta olive tree

Dritta  olive tree is the Italian olive variety for oil production. The tree has good productive characteristics and facilitates the collection with agricultural machinery. The olive grove is widespread in the Italian region of Abruzzo, being a variety highly appreciated for its high rusticity, constant and high production. Names or synonyms: The Dritta olive tree … Read moreDritta olive tree

Casaliva Olive tree

Casaliva olive tree is a variety of Italian olive trees originating from Lake Garda. Traditional Casaliva olive groves are found in the Veneto, Lombardy and Trentino regions. This variety is located mainly in the surroundings of Lake Garda, providing distinctive features to the olive oil. More Italian varieties of interest: Frantoio, Coratina, Moraiolo, Pendolino, Leccino, Rosciola… … Read moreCasaliva Olive tree

Cerasuola olive tree

Cerasuola olive tree is one of the typical varieties of Sicily, with some 27,000 hectares of olive groves today. Its cultivation is mainly focused on the Sicilian provinces of Agrigento, Palermo and Trapani. Names or synonyms: Cerasuola olive tree is also called: Marfia, Allora, Purrittara, Ogliarola, Cerasara, Grappusa, Ogliara, Nocellara, Ugghiara, Palermitana, Ugghiarola and Ugghiara. Characteristics … Read moreCerasuola olive tree

Peranzana Olive tree

Peranzana olive tree is an Italian variety of little diffusion. Its area of ​​traditional influence is Apulia (Northeast of Foggia). Its characteristics are good for dressing and insufficient for oil production, although this is of good quality. In Apulia, varieties such as Cipressino, Coratina or Carolea, are productively more interesting. Names or synonyms: the Peranzana olive tree … Read morePeranzana Olive tree

Ogliarola Messinese olive tree

Ogliarola Messinese olive tree is widely spread in Sicily (place of which it is native), especially in the northern area of ​​Sicila (Palermo and Messina), with areas where the presence of Messinese in the Olive grove accounts for more than 80%. Within Sicily it is widespread, even in the south (Agrigento) and center (Enna). It is also … Read moreOgliarola Messinese olive tree

Bosana Olive Tree

Bosana olive tree is the cultivar most widespread and popular traditional of Sardinia. In the northern and central area of ​​Sardinia ( Nurra, Marghine, Sassari, Planargia…), the main olive groves of Bosana are located. The good adaptation to the intensive olive grove, facilitates its current propagation within Sardinia. Internationally, its productive behavior is being studied … Read moreBosana Olive Tree

Nocellara del Belice olive tree

Nocellara del Belice olive tree, is an extended variety in Western Sicily where it is used for double purposes. It receives its name because it is originally from the Belice Valley southwest of Sicily. Although it is especially appreciated as a table olive, it also produces an olive oil of excellent organoleptic characteristics, increasingly demanded. The … Read moreNocellara del Belice olive tree

Piricuddara Olive tree

The variety of olive Piricuddara, is a variety native to Sicily. It is distributed in several areas of Sicily (Agrigentino (Cianciano, Calamonaci and Lucca Sicula), Palermo and Caltanissetta). Curiosities: The production of Piricuddara olive oil is very low due to the reduced area of ​​influence and limited diffusion of the variety. Names or synonyms: Piricuddara … Read morePiricuddara Olive tree

Roggianella olive tree

Roggianella olive tree represents a millenary traditional olive grove (cultivation of around ten centuries of history). It is one of the most widespread varieties in Calabria, thanks to its good adaptation and resistance to diseases. Within Calabria, the variety is widespread in Cosenza, Ionian, Pollinica, Tirreno… Curiosities: The name Biancolilla is due to the white … Read moreRoggianella olive tree

Taggiasca olive tree

Taggiasca olive tree has several PDOs and its oil is highly valued by consumers. Taggiasca is the main olive variety of the Liguria region, within the province of Imperia, practically only this variety is cultivated. Some Italian olive varieties: Pendolino, Frangivento, Moraiolo, Leccino, Carolea, Frantoio… Curiosities: The name comes from the municipality of Taggia (located in … Read moreTaggiasca olive tree

Cassanese olive tree

Cassanese 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 … Read moreCassanese olive tree

Morisca olive tree

Morisca olive tree, is a fairly widespread variety in Spain, although its characteristics against diseases are limited, it adapts well to drought. In Spain, the most important plantations are found in southern Badajoz and northern Seville. Outside of Spain, it has an important presence in Alentejo (region of southern Portugal adjacent to Badajoz and northwest … Read moreMorisca olive tree

Dolce Agogia olive tree

The olive Dolce Agogia, is an Italian olive tree variety, mainly cultivated in Umbria, is generally used for the olive oil production, although they can also be consumed as olives blacks (dehydrated with salt). Curiosities: The name Dolce is due to the sweet taste of the extracted olive oil. The olive trees are old and … Read moreDolce Agogia olive tree