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The Olive: Cultivation

Botellas de aceite ecológico Olivar en Granada


According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), one sixth of the seven and half million hectares of olive trees cultivated in the world according to the census, is found in Spain.

It is a Mediterranean crop that is developed between the 35º-45º northern latitude.

  • Olea sylvestris (wild olive): Strain originating from the olive.
  • Olea europaea: Species of cultivated olive, with its multiple sub-species depending on the geographical area where it is developed.

Ékolo · (Camino de San Andrés) · Paraje de Bigortiga · 31243 - Arroniz (Navarra)