Hojiblanca

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Hojiblanca
Hojiblanca
olive Hojiblanca, Castelltallat, Spain
Olive (Olea europaea)
Origin Spain
Use Table and oil

Hojiblanca (literally translated, "white leaf" in Spanish) is an olive cultivar from Spain. It represents 16% of the olive production in Andalucia and is grown mainly in the Spanish provinces of Seville, Cordoba and northern Málaga. It is collected late in the season (March-April), as black ripe olives for eating.[1] These olives are popular table olives,[1] and are also used to produce oil, though the oil content is lower than some popular Spanish olive cultivars like the Picual.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stan Kailis; David John Harris (2007), Producing Table Olives, Landlinks Press, pp. 79–80, 58–59, ISBN 978-0-643-09203-7 
  2. ^ Paul M. Vossen (1 January 2007), Organic Olive Production Manual, UCANR Publications, p. 8, ISBN 978-1-60107-440-9, retrieved 22 September 2013