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LUQUES
Also known as: LUCQUOISE
Area of origin: FRANCE


TREE: A tree of medium vigor with an erect growth habit and a dense canopy. The leaves are flat with a medium length and width and of an elliptic-lanceolate shape.

FRUIT: A fruit of medium weight of an elongated asymmetrical shape. Used primarily for green table olives. It yields top quality oil, but is hard to extract. It gives a medium oil yield and it is freestone.

AGRONOMY: Comes into bearing early. When irrigated, productivity is high and constant. Its time of flowering is intermediate and the pollen has a high germination capacity. Ripening is late.

COMMENTS: This variety is hardy and has the ability to adapt to different environments. It is the main French variety. It is resistant to olive leaf spot and moderately tolerant of verticillium wilt, cold and drought.
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