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PICHOLINE
Also known as: COIASSES, COLIASSE, FAUSSE
Area of origin: FRANCE


TREE: Of medium vigor with a crown of an open shape and upright growth. The fruiting branches are generally pendulant and well spaced. The leaves are ellipsoidal, lanceolate, large, flat surfaced and of a light green color.

FRUIT: The fruit of medium sized (3-5 grams), is harvested green for table olives, and black for oil production. Ripening is late (November, December) and the olives of an elongated, ellipsoidal shape yield an average of 18-20% in oil.

AGRONOMY: This cultivar is partly self fertile and is a good, consistent producer. Pollinators: Bouteillan, Leccino, Lucques, Manzanilla, Sigoise. This tree has notable resistance to drought and average resistance to cold, peacock spot and olive fly.

COMMENTS: A rustic variety used for both table fruit and oil that is widespread in France. Picholine is an early producer and adapts easily to varied climates and soils.
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