Green Italian Bella Di Cerignola Olive Olea Europaea Seeds 5 PCS LARGE FRUIT! ***Free Shipping!***
5 fresh seeds in a transparent plastic bag + germination manual.
With its mild, buttery flavor and crisp bite, the Green Bella di Cerignola is great as an introduction to table olives for the inexperienced palette. Bellas are larger than most other olives, originating in Cerignola, Italy.
The olive tree bares fruit in its fifth year with a medium yield productivity and alternating crops from year to year with the approximate annual average per tree as 30 kg.
An ovoid, slightly asymmetric fruit, the Bella has a rounded apex with a nipple present.
The natural green color can range from straw to a deep and grass green.
Health Benefits of Olives:
Olives are a powerful and delicious fruit that can provide the human body with a wealth of health benefits including their ability to prevent bone loss, prevent various cancers, reduce inflammation and arthritis, improve digestion, soothe allergic reactions, improve blood circulation, protect against heart disease, boost cognitive function, defend against infections, and lower blood pressure.
Olives are perhaps best known in the Eastern Mediterranean region, and although they are now available throughout the world, this is the area where they first came to prominence, as well as in the northern regions of Iraq and Iran. They have been used for their culinary value and medicinal benefits for thousands of years, stretching all the way back to ancient times of Greece and Rome. The word “olive” is actually derived from those languages, and it appears in literature and history of countless Mediterranean empires and cultures. Olive oil gets a lot of attention because it is so functional in cooking, and is hailed as having a more concentrated form of nutrients than the olive fruit itself, but it is important not to overlook the massive health benefits that all olives possess.
There are many different species of olives, and some may have more or less of the important components that add to personal health, but they all possess certain elements that make them irreplaceable in a healthy diet. They are best when added to salads, sandwiches, or eaten as a salty snack or appetizer. Their oil is used in countless recipes, and the olive trees are sources of rich extracted oil and high-quality wood for construction. Basically, every part of the olive tree is important, and people around the world have valued it for thousands of years; they can’t all be wrong!
Germination Rate: 85%.
Packed: April 2017.
A rare olive variety.
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