PICHOLINE

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Picholine
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PICHOLINE LANGUEDOC


SYNONYMS: Collias, Coyas, Olive de Nimes


ORIGIN: France:  Gard, Bocche del Rodano, Var, Herault, Corsica, Aude, Ardeche, Valchiusa

USE: Table / Oil

TREE: Of medium vigor with a crown of an open shape and upright growth. The fruiting branches are generally pendulant and well spaced. The leaves are ellipsoidal, lanceolate, large, flat surfaced and of a light green color.

FRUIT: The fruit of medium sized (3-5 grams), is harvested green for table olives, and black for oil production. Ripening is late (November, December) and the olives of an elongated, ellipsoidal shape yield an average of 18-20% in oil.

AGRONOMY: This cultivar is partly self fertile and is a good, consistent producer. Pollinators: Bouteillan, Leccino, Lucques, Manzanilla, Sigoise. This tree has notable resistance to drought and average resistance to cold, peacock spot and olive fly.

COMMENTS: A rustic variety used for both table fruit and oil that is widespread in France. Picholine is an early producer and adapts easily to varied climates and soils.
 

 

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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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