OLIVE - PICUAL
Medium vigour tree with a spreading and dense canopy, coming into production early. In Australia it has started to bear heavy commercial crops before most other varieties. It shows constant and high productivity and is very hardy. The Picual variety represents about 90% of the olive trees planted in the Jaen region of Spain , the largest olive growing area in the world. Largely self- fertile but can benefit from cross-pollination. Cross-pollinates with Arbequina and Barnea. Medium sized fruit (3-4g). High yields. High oil content. Ripens Mid/late season. Performs well across a wide range of climates, from cold to Subtropical.
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Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Moderately Alkaline (7.4-8.0)
April, May, June
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