SYNONYMS: Bersan, Gargna’, Gargnano, Gargnan, Negrar
ORIGIN: Veneto, Lombardia
TREE: A variety of Northern Italy with medium growth and upward habit. The leaves are elliptical, medium to small, and gray green in color.
FRUIT: The oil content is low (14-15%). The fruit is medium small in weight (1.5-2 grams), is of a irregular oval shape and often in clusters of 3-5 drupes. Maturity is simultaneous and harvest occurs when the drupes are black-violet. The oil is considered to be of good quality.
AGRONOMY: This tree is a medium, constant producer. Pollinators: Leccino, Casaliva, Trepp. It has a marked resistance to drought. And good resistance to olive knot and cold.
COMMENTS: This cultivar is an early producer. It must be adequately pruned every year to allow light to penetrate the crown which is naturally very dense.