Hojiblanca olive oil

The Hojiblanca olive oil is extracted from the olives harvested from the olive variety Hojiblanca. After Olive Picual and Cornicabra, Hojiblanca is the most widespread traditional variety in Spain, presenting an important oil production. Its production focuses on the provinces of Córdoba, Málaga, Sevilla and Granada. Characteristics of Hojiblanca olive oil The characteristics of Hojiblanca … Read moreHojiblanca olive oil

Olive knot disease (Pseudomonas savastanoi)

Olive tree tuberculosis or knot, is one of the diseases of the olive tree. Warts that appear in olive trees are caused by the infection of the bacteria Pseudomonas savastanoi (Janse, 1982) or pv. savastanoi. The applications of certain treatments and olive care can help disease control. However, current products only help eliminate olive knot … Read moreOlive knot disease (Pseudomonas savastanoi)

Olive peacock spot (Cycloconium oleaginum)

Olive peacock spot, bird’s eye spot or olive leaf spot (Cycloconium oleaginum (Castagne 1845)) is probably the most serious disease that affects the olive grove. Although there are effective treatments and some olive varieties have certain resistance, its incidence has an important impact on the productivity of the olive tree. In Italy the disease is known as Occhio … Read moreOlive peacock spot (Cycloconium oleaginum)

Pico Limón olive tree

Well valued for oil production and for table olives, the Pico Limón olive tree (Peak Lemon Olive) has characteristics that may be of interest to us. There are 7,000 hectares of olive grove Pico Limón, distributed mainly in the fertile soils of the Campiña Sur (Badajoz) and in the region of Sierra Norte (Sierra Morena, … Read morePico Limón olive tree

Verticillium wilt olive tree

Verticillium wilt olive tree is a disease currently expanding. It has a difficult solution and generates a growing concern in the olive sector. Although there are some olive varieties resistant verticilosis, most of They are sensitive and very affected by the disease. Being a soil fungus, the treatment of Verticillium is virtually impossible and the main … Read moreVerticillium wilt olive tree

Royal from Cazorla olive tree

The Royal olive tree of Cazorla was massively replaced by the Picual variety in the last century. Originally from the Sierra de Cazorla (Jaén), although its productivity is good and regular, it has a more laborious and expensive collection than other varieties. Currently, there are around 2,000 hectares of Olive Royal, in Spain located between … Read moreRoyal from Cazorla olive tree

Pendolino Olive Tree

Pendolino olive tree is a variety of originating from the locality Fiorentino. It is widely spread by Tuscany and Central Italy. Pendolino is highly valued as olive pollinator. It adapts well to different terrains and climates. Other popular olive trees in italy  (Frantoio, Leccino…) Curiosities: It is appreciated and there is demand for use as an ornamental … Read morePendolino Olive Tree

Leccino olive tree

Leccino olive tree, is a variety of olive tree of Italian origin (Frantoio, Pendolino…). It is considered one of the most rustic Italian varieties and its cultivation extends mainly through the regions of Umbria and Tuscany. Currently, the Leccino variety is expanding in the Italian regions of Lazio, Puglia, Abruzzo, Campania and Marche. Leccino, too, is … Read moreLeccino olive tree

Villalonga Olive

Villalonga olive, is a traditional variety of the Valencian Community. It receives its name by the municipality of Villalonga (Valencia). With about 28,000 hectares of olive groves, it is the first variety by cultivation area in the Valencian community, surpassing Blanqueta (20,000 ha), Alfafara (6,000 ha) and Changlot Real (5,000 ha). The province of Valencia … Read moreVillalonga Olive

Alfafara olive tree

The Alfafara olive tree, is a traditional olive variety in the Valencian Community, It has recently been discovered that it is a genetically comparable to the variety Ayrouni (Lebanon). The olive grove of Alfafara, has an approximate area of ​​ 6,000 hectares, with presence in the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Albacete. Alfafara is currently an … Read moreAlfafara olive tree

Manzanillo olive tree

Manzanillo Sevillana olive tree, is the variety of table olives par excellence. The Manzanillo olive tree is very cultivated both in Spain and in other countries (Argentina, Australia, United States (Manzanillo Olive), Israel and Portugal). In Spain, the Manzanillo de Sevilla olive variety has a surface close to 100,000 hectares. Sevilla, Badajoz and Huelva are … Read moreManzanillo olive tree

Cobrancosa olive

Cobrancosa olive, is a variety of Portuguese origin. There are plantations in central and northern Portugal, covering approximately 40,000 hectares, around 10% of the area of ​​Portuguese olive groves. The origin of the olive variety Cobrancosa is situated in the region Portuguese Trás-os-Montes  (Alto Douro). On the other hand, in Spain, the Cobrancosa variety is … Read moreCobrancosa olive