Olivos

Rahan Meristem is a world leader in the propagation of olive trees, with over 20 years’ experience in propagating olive tree stem cuttings. Mr. Reuven Birger, a world-renowned expert in olive tree propagation and cultivation, heads this area in the company.

Olive tree seedlings undergo stringent testing to assure that they are disease-free. Our tests include confirmation of match to the source by way of a DNA fingerprint test. All of our products are compliant with Israel Plant Protection Services (IPPS) certification.

Table cultivars

CultivarTree descriptionFruit descriptionFertility kg/Dunham
ManzaniloAverage treeAverage size
Smooth texture
1200
SantaAverage treeLarge size
Smooth texture
1200
NovoAverage treeLarge size
Smooth texture
1200

Oil cultivars

CultivarTree descriptionOriginPercent oilFruit sizeFertility kg/Dunham
BarneaHighly vigorous
Large tree
Israel18Medium1500
FrantoioAverage treeItaly17Small1000
LeccinoAverage treeItaly17Medium-small1000
KoroneikiSmall treeGreece20Small1100
CoratinaAverage treeItaly20medium1000
ArbequinaSmall treeSpain16Small1500
Arbosana

Small treeSpain18medium1600

Dual purpose cultivars

CultivarTree descriptionOriginPercent oilFruit sizeFertility kg/Dunham
SouriSlow vigorous
Medium tree
Lebanon23Medium700
PicualAverage treeSpain15Medium1500
PicholineAverage treeFrance18-20Medium1200
OrjiblancaBig treeSpain18Large1300
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