SANTA CATERINA

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Santa Caterina
Santa Caterina

SANTA CATERINA


SYNONYMS: OLIVA di S.BIAGO, OLIVA LUCCHESE

 
ORIGIN: TUSCANY

USE:  TABLE

TREE: A plant of notable growth, very vigorous with a globular, expansive crown. The leaves are elliptical-lanceolate, regular in shape, rather short and light green in color.

FRUIT: Very large (7-9 grams), ellipsoidal, asymmetrical with a rounded tip and sub-conical base. Ripening is early, harvest generally takes place in September when the olives are still of a beautiful intense green color.

AGRONOMY: A valuable table variety that has a very high ovarian abortion rate of 60-70%. A good, regular producer, excellent resistance to the cold and good resistance to peacock spot.

COMMENTS: An excellent table variety that is widely planted both within and outside the Mediterranean basin.
 

 

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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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