Also known as: LAVAGININA
Area of origin: LIGURIA
TREE: Of medium vigor with a pendulant open shape. The crown is very branched, spread out and well supplied with small, flexible fruiting branches at well spaced nodes. The leaves are medium to large, elliptical and elongated and are a shiny dark green color on the upper side.
FRUIT: Cylindrical, elongated, slightly fatter at the bottom and of medium weight (3-3.5 grams). The fruit matures middle to late season (November, December). The fruit gives a relatively high yield in oil at the mill (23-26%) that is prized for its organoleptic characteristics.
AGRONOMY: The principal cultivar of Liguria, self pollinating with a consistent and high production: flowers with aborted ovaries are at a minimum. It has a good resistance to all problems of pests and diseases.
COMMENTS: This variety is relatively recent origin but is very prized for its production and its yield in oil.
Offered olive tree varietals by country of origin:
Bella di Cerignola
Nocellara del Belice
Lechin de Sevilla
Hills of Santa Cruz
Dolce di Morocco