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GROSSANE
Also known as: GROUSSAN
Area of origin: FRANCE


TREE: Planted widely in the Bouches-du-Rhône. This variety is very vigorous with an erect habit and medium density to the canopy. The leaves are lanceolate and of medium length and width.

FRUIT: Spherical in shape and of medium weight. The fruit has a low content of oil that is quite fragrent but does not last long. Freestone, the fruit is used primarily for making sweet tasting black olives.

AGRONOMY: This variety roots poorly and is often grafted. Bearing is intermediate but can be accelerated by irrigation and fertilization. Flowering and ripening are intermediate. Production is medium and constant. Self-incompatible, Boutellian or Aglandau are pollenators

COMMENTS: Resistant to cold, draught and Verticillium Wilt. Sensitive to olive scale, olive moth and olive fly.

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