ARBEQUINA

Very productive and early production variety . It is considered rustic , frost resistant , and adaptable to different soil and climatic conditions .

 Its relatively small cup allows higher planting densities than more vigorous due to reduced tree vigor and form fruiting cultivars cluster is ideal for mechanical harvesting . It is recognized as one of the best varieties for the production of oil.

The flowering season runs from the second half of May to early June. It is self fertile. The maturity date is average, from the second half of November . The fruits do not ripen simultaneously, and has an average peel strength .

The fruit is mainly used to mill, having a fat content , on the total material , of 20-22% . Their quality is excellent: the virgin Arbequina oil ” is highly regarded for its organoleptic characteristics.

This strain is considered susceptible to ” repilo ” and ” cochineal ” .

arbequina-mitoplant