Picual is the name of the most popular olive tree in Andalucia. It is the main tree for the Jaen area of Andalucia, which proports to be the largest olive-producing region in the world. The Picual enjoys hilly and mountainous regions. It is vibrant in cold weather, including below freezing. Picual olives tend to offer flavours of apple, pear, banana and green vegetation.
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