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CAILLETIER
Also known as: NICOISE
Area of origin: FRANCE


TREE: A vigorous variety that becomes a large tree with downward drooping branches. This is the main variety of the Alps Maratime region near Nice.

FRUIT: The olives are small in size, ovoid in shape with a high oil content. The olives are cured black around Nice, hence called Nicoise. The are also used to make a delicate tasting oil.

AGRONOMY: Propagated easily from cuttings. Bearing is generally intermediate and constant.

COMMENTS: Good resistance to cold but sensitive to the olive fly and also very sensitive to olive scale and olive knot.
Offered olive tree varietals by country of origin:
ITALY
Ascolana Tenera
Bella di Cerignola
Biancolilla
Bosana
Canino
Carboncella
Casaliva
Coratina
Favoral
Frangivento
Frantoio
Grignan
Itrana
Leccino
Maurino
Moraiolo
Nocellara del Belice
Pendolino
Santa Caterina
Taggiasca

SPAIN
Arbequina
Arbosana
Cornicabra
Empeltre
Farga
Hojiblanca
Lechin de Sevilla
Manzanilla
Picual
Sevillano

FRANCE
Aglandau
Bouteillan
Cailletier
Cayon
Columello
Grossane
Luques
Picholine
Salonenque
Tanche

GREECE
Amfissa
Kalamata
Koroneiki
Megaron

UNITED STATES
Jefferson
Lucca
Mission
Hills of Santa Cruz
Wilsoni

NORTH AFRICA
Dolce di Morocco
Chemlali