ORIGIN: France: Linguadoca (Herault,Aude)
TREE: A tree of medium vigor with an erect growth habit and a dense canopy. The leaves are flat with a medium length and width and of an elliptic-lanceolate shape.
FRUIT: A fruit of medium weight of an elongated asymmetrical shape. Used primarily for green table olives. It yields top quality oil, but is hard to extract. It gives a medium oil yield and it is freestone.
AGRONOMY: Comes into bearing early. When irrigated, productivity is high and constant. Its time of flowering is intermediate and the pollen has a high germination capacity. Ripening is late.
COMMENTS: This variety is hardy and has the ability to adapt to different environments. It is the main French variety. It is resistant to olive leaf spot and moderately tolerant of verticulum wilt, cold and drought.