Empeltre olive tree

Empeltre olive tree, is grown mainly in the communities of Baleares and Aragón. There are documents dating to the Empeltre variety from before the 15th century. Currently the Empeltre olive tree has a cultivation area close to 80,000 hectares. Its cultivation in Spain is located in the Northeast of the peninsula, Aragón, Castellón, Tarragona, Navarra, … Read moreEmpeltre olive tree

Cornezuelo olive

Cornezuelo olive tree, produces dual-fitness olives, they can be used both for table olives, and for oil production. The Cornezuelo olive variety has a small cultivation extension, located east of Badajoz and has a certain presence in Córdoba. Its main cultivation area is Monterrubio de la Serena, forming a fundamental part of the PDO “Monterrubio … Read moreCornezuelo olive

Picudo olive

The variety of Picudo olive, produces mixed-use olives, are used for the production of oil and table olives. Originally from Córdoba, more specifically from Baena, its cultivation is mainly in the provinces of Córdoba, Jaén, Granada and Málaga. The Picudo olive tree has about 35,000 hectares of cultivation, being a variety with significant extension, of … Read morePicudo olive

Hojiblanca Olive tree

The Hojiblanca olive tree, is the third variety in terms of crop area in Spain. With 265,000 hectares, the Hojiblanca olive variety is only behind the varieties of Picual olive tree (1,000,000 ha) and Cornicabra (270,000 ha). The Hojiblanca olive cultivation is distributed throughout the Andalusian provinces of Córdoba (116,000 ha), Málaga (81,000 ha), Sevilla … Read moreHojiblanca Olive tree

Verdial Olive

The variety of olive Verdial of Badajoz, is cultivated mainly in Extremadura. The olive tree Verdial de Badajoz, has in the community of Extremadura a crop extension of approximately 30,000 Hectares. The Verdial and mixed-use olive is recognized, being valid for both table olives and for producing oil. Synonymies or names received by the variety … Read moreVerdial Olive

Gordal olives

Gordal Sevillano olive tree variety, is grown mainly in Andalusia. Within Andalusia, Sevilla is the province where the Gordal Sevillano olive tree has a greater implantation. There are important plantations of the variety of Olive Gordal in Córdoba and Huelva. Although in smaller quantities, isolated plantations and scattered specimens of Gordal Sevillana can be found in … Read moreGordal olives

Cornicabra olive tree

The variety of Cornicabra olive produces olives with high yield of oil. It is a tree with good productive characteristics, adapted to dry and limestone soils. The origin of the variety of Cornicabra olives, is located in the Toledo town of Mora de Toledo. Cornicabra, is the second olive variety by extension of cultivation (in Spain), … Read moreCornicabra olive tree

Manzanilla Cacereña Olive Tree

The origin of the variety of Manzanilla Cacereña olive is probably the North of Cáceres, where it has been cultivated traditionally. This variety is versatile, with mixed use, both for table olives and for oil production. In addition to the main name of this olive tree, Manzanilla Cacereña, depending on the area of ​​Extremadura, can … Read moreManzanilla Cacereña Olive Tree

Picual olive tree

The Picual olive, is the most important variety in Spain, Picual has excellent characteristics to produce olive oil (high performance olive, high productive capacity, easy detachment…). Picual, is the olive class ( Olea Europea Sativa), most present in the Andalusian olive grove. Picual olive variety is the most cultivated olive in Spain. It has a growing … Read morePicual olive tree

Cherry trees for sale: Nurseries list

There are several cherry nurseries, however, only a few can sell the new varieties. The best way to make commercial cherry plantations, is during the winter rest to root naked. Although, the sale of cherry trees to individuals can be done in pot throughout the year-round. Given the large number of existing cherry varieties, it is … Read moreCherry trees for sale: Nurseries list

Colt rootstock

The genetic origin of the Colt rootstock is a hybrid crossover made between Prunus Avium and Prunus Pseudocerasus. The breeder of the Colt pattern is East Malling (England) and was registered in 1981. Due to its age, the pattern for cherry Colt does not require authorization for multiplication. The Colt rootstock is currently very popular … Read moreColt rootstock

Maxma 14 rootstock (Maxma Delbard® 14)

Maxma 14 is a American Graft Holder obtained by Lyle Brooks in Oregon (Forest Grove Nursery University). The Maxma rootstock 14 is an interspecific hybrid obtained by the crossing between Prunus Mahaleb and Merisier (Prunus Avium). Although it was obtained in United States, the Maxma 14 rootstock was infected with virus and was discarded due to … Read moreMaxma 14 rootstock (Maxma Delbard® 14)

Marilan (Marianna 2624 + Adara) rootstock 

The Marilan rootstock is commonly used for cherry tree plantations in soils where root asphyxiation does not allow the use of other patterns. The Marilan pattern results from the combination of the Mariana and Adara patterns, if you continue reading, you will discover the reason for this successful combination and its main features. Plum Rootstock … Read moreMarilan (Marianna 2624 + Adara) rootstock 

Cherry brown rot (Monilinia spp)

The Monilia or Monilinia, also known as moniliosis, brown rot or mummified it is a disease that generates significant losses in stone fruit trees. Monilia spp especially affects stone fruit (cherry, nectarine, apricot, peach, plum, almond…). Although it can also affect pip fruits such as apple tree or pear. Currently four species of Monilinia spp: M … Read moreCherry brown rot (Monilinia spp)

San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus)

The San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus) was described in California during the year 1880. It affects more than 150 plant species, among them the stone fruit trees (cherry tree, almond, peach, apricot, plum, nectarine. ..) and nugget (pear, apple tree, quince). This plague of the cherry tree , is also known for caspilla or pernicious … Read moreSan Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus)

Drosophila suzukii

The fly Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura, 1931) is a plague of Asian origin with high virulence and rapid expansion capacity. It is currently one of the pests with the greatest impact plantations cherry tree in Spain. The control in the crops is complex due to its rapid development cycle. The plague mainly attacks fruits of soft skin, … Read moreDrosophila suzukii

Gisela 6 rootstock

Gisela 6, supports medium density plantations 450-550 trees / ha. Medium vigor, Gisela®6, begins to produce in 2-3 years, reaches full production on 5 In this article we will present the most representative characteristics of the Gisela 6 rootstock. Gisela 6 is a variety of acid cherry (wild cherry) obtained by Doctor Gruppe in Giessen … Read moreGisela 6 rootstock

Gisela 5 rootstock

In this article we will present the most representative characteristics of the Gisela 5 rootstock. Introduction to the characteristics of the rootstocks Before planting on a particular pattern or rootstock, we must ensure multiple aspects. The first thing is to find compatible patterns with the variety that we want to plant, an aspect that cherry … Read moreGisela 5 rootstock

Stigmina carpophila

Stigmina carpophila screened, also known as birdshot, affects the genus prunus (cherry tree , almond tree, plum tree, peach tree…) His scientific name has undergone variations now, becoming known as Stigmina carpophila (Lév.) M.B. Ellis, 1959, to Wilsonomyces carpophilus. The fungus produces stubborn necrotic spots on the leaf, which as they continue to grow, they break … Read moreStigmina carpophila

Cherry leaf spot (Blumeriella jaapii)

The disease known as cherry leaf spot,anthracnose or cilindrosporiosis, is caused by the fungus Blumeriella jaapii. The application of treatments against anthracnose is essential, since the fungus greatly weakens the cherry tree and prevents the correct development of the fruit. Blumeriella jaapii, attacks mainly cherry (Prunus cerasus) and cherry (Prunus avium), although it can be … Read moreCherry leaf spot (Blumeriella jaapii)

Gnomonia (Apiognomonia erythrostoma)

Gnomonia is a common disease in the cherry crops , is caused by the fungus Apiognomonia erythrostoma Höhn, 1918. In wet environments, for obtaining quality cherries, the application of treatments with fungicides is essential. It is one of the diseases of the cherry tree produced by fungi (Monilia , Screening and Anthracnose ). It is … Read moreGnomonia (Apiognomonia erythrostoma)

Xylella fastidiosa

The Xylella fastidiosa is a bacterium recently introduced in Europe. It is especially virulent in olive tree, it affects numerous plants, trees and fruit trees. For now is not known cure or effective treatment against the disease. Most of the existing olive varieties are sensitive to this bacterium. Curiosities: looking for the alarm and sensationalism … Read moreXylella fastidiosa

Pseudomonas syringae (Bacterial Canker)

Within the most common cherry tree diseases we have the Gummosis, also known as Bacterial Canker. The bacterium Pseudomonas syringae (Van Hall, 1904) infects the cherry tree and the bark exudes a resinous mixture of amber. Various species of fruit trees are affected by the Gummosis (cherry , almond, plum, peach o peach tree and apricot). … Read morePseudomonas syringae (Bacterial Canker)

Capnodis tenebrionis

The beetle Capnodis tenebrionis (Linnaeus, 1758), receives the common name of Flatheaded Borer worm. The plague, affects mainly the stone fruit (cherry , almond, plum tree, apricot tree, peach tree…). The common name “Flatheaded Borer” receives it due to the shape of the larva, which is a white worm and large head. Biological cycle Adults … Read moreCapnodis tenebrionis