The oil olive “Picual”, which comes from Spain and is considered to be particularly easy to care for, has established itself as one of the top 3 most planted olive trees in Spain - and that should mean something - because the olive tree is, in most cases, even for people with brown ones Thumb works well and is hard to break.
When it comes to location, the Picual variety is even less demanding than other varieties.
An extremely important feature is the ability of this variety to self-fertilize. Many olive varieties such as the high-performing Italian variety “Leccio del Corno” require a genetically compatible partner that flowers at the same time in order to be able to produce fruit - a science that can rob the inexperienced olive tree owner of his illusion - this is what you need with the variety Don’t think about “Picual” for a second, because this tree produces olives every year, and without a partner.
This variety also loves the hard lime, which is present in large quantities in our tap water.
Leave it in the pot: It works too, but why should you do that?
So: dig a hole, plant a tree and have fun.
Olives with a particularly high oil content (23-28%)
Low alternation (you can expect a good yield every year)
Variety with one of the lowest location requirements and the best adaptability. Particularly lime and salt resistant, therefore also suitable as a front garden tree right next to the street