Cornezuelo


Late variety located in Eastern Badajoz (Extremadura). Characteristic oil of Monterrubio Apellation of Origin.

DENOMINATION

It is also named Cornice.

LOCATION

It is located in Monterrubio  de la Serena..

AGRICULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS

This olive fruit has a big size and the variety has a good yield. Late ripening time, therefore it is loosening resistant. It is rustic but not cold resistant. Sensitive to leaf spot disease and anthracnose. Medium resistance to tuberculosis and olive-fly.

MORPHOLOGY

Leaf: Elongated, lanced shape
Fruit: Large size, asymmetrical with hunchbacked shapes. Marked nipple.
Stone: Elliptical, with round tip and pointed base. Mucro.

PRODUCT

Its oil content has a very good quality and high industrial yield .It is a good complement with other varieties like Picual and the result is a fruity, nice oil. It can also be used  green. It is very popular.