Also known as: CASALIVO, DRIZZAR, DREZZERI
Area of origin: LOMBARDIA, VENETO, TRENTINO
TREE: Widespread throughout the lake region of Lombardy. This is an olive of good vigor and notable height. It has a pendulant shape called "gentile" with a globular crown made of long slender branches. The leaves are elliptical, lanceolate and of a dark green color.
FRUIT: An oil variety with oval symmetrical fruits that at harvest are blue violet, almost black. The fruits are of medium weight (1.8-2 grams) and have a very high yield in oil (22-25%); ripening is late and spread out but the oil that you obtain is fine, light and very aromatic.
AGRONOMY: Self pollinating but it is advantageous to use cross pollinators. High, constant production. Pollinators: Less, Trepp, Pendolino, Negrin.
COMMENTS: This variety is very prized in the northern regions of Italy for good quality oil. Correct cultural practices are required for good production.
Offered olive tree varietals by country of origin:
Bella di Cerignola
Nocellara del Belice
Lechin de Sevilla
Hills of Santa Cruz
Dolce di Morocco