Area of origin: UNITED STATES
TREE: A tree of strong vigor with an erect habit and canopy of medium density. The leaves are of medium length and width with an elliptic-lanceolate shape.
FRUIT: A fruit of medium weight of a slightly asymmetrical ovoid shape. Prized as a dual-purpose variety, being used in green and black pickling as well as oil production. When mature, the fruit has about 22% oil content. Fruit has a medium removal force and is freestone.
AGRONOMY: Productivity is medium and alternate. Ripening is late. Flowere in late May, and beginning of bearing is intermediate.
COMMENTS: This variety is considered hardy because of its resistance to cold. It is considered sensitive to olive leaf spot and verticillium wilt but it is resistant to olive knot.
Offered olive tree varietals by country of origin:
Bella di Cerignola
Nocellara del Belice
Lechin de Sevilla
Hills of Santa Cruz
Dolce di Morocco