BELLA di CERIGNOLA

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Cerignola
Cerignola

BELLA di CERIGNOLA
Area of origin: PUGLIA

TREE: A variety from Puglia of medium vigor with a contained but rather dense crown. It has a spread out shape with a tendency towards a weeping habit. The leaves are of medium size, elliptical, narrow and tapered at the ends with limited surface area of dark green color on the upper side.

FRUIT: For the table it has a notable weight (8-12 grams), its shape is ellipsoidal, asymmetrical with a sub-conical top and flattened base. It is used mostly for preserving green table olives. The olives matures early (October). The flesh is of dense consistency representing about 75% of the fruit. It is also possible to get a quantity of good oil (16-19%).

AGRONOMY: Medium high production, it is self-sterile with ovarian abortion that can reach almost 60%. Pollinators: Maurino, Coratina, Pendolino, Frantoio, Leccino, Olivastra. This tree is moderately resistant to the most common diseases of the olive.

COMMENTS: It requires fertile land and good cultural practices. It responds well to irrigation and is predominately prized for the size and beauty of its fruit.

Detailed information on this and other varieties can found here:

http://www.oliveoilsource.com/varietalsfreame.htm

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Italian Varieties

 

Ascolana tenera

Bella di Cernignola

Biancolilla

Bosana

Canino

Carboncella

Casaliva

Coratina

Frangivento

Frantoio

Grignan

Itrana

Leccino

Maurino

Moriaolo

Nocellara del Belice

Ogliarola

Pendolino

Rosciola

Santa Caterina

Taggiasca

 

Spanish Varieties

 

Arbequina

Arbosana

Cornicabra

Empeltre

Hojiblanca

Lechin de Sevilla

Manzanilla

Picual

Picudo

Sevillano

 

French Varieties

 

Aglandau

Bouteillan

Cailletier

Cayon

Grossane

Luques

Picholine

Salonenque

Tanche

 

Greek Varieties

 

Amfissa

Kalamata

Koroneiki

Megaron

 

American Varieties

 

Jefferson

Lucca

Mission

 

Super High Density Varieties

 

Arbequina i-18

Koroneiki i-38

Arbosana i-43

 

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