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Guide to Plant Olive Trees

Guide to Plant Olive Trees

Guidance to plant Olive trees The purpose of this DVD is solely to serve a general guideline on how to plant olive trees. The idea is by no means to try to cover all the different methods there is. However – the basic principles are covered and should one stick...

When to Harvest

When to Harvest

All olives are initially green and turn black as they ripen, all of the almost 2000 different cultivars. Green olives yield high quality oil but a low quantity of between 5 and 10%. Fully matured black fruit yield a high quantity of between 15 and 30% but the oil is...

Diseases

Diseases

Olive tingit – Plerochila australis (Lace Bug) This is a small grey-brown sucking insect about 4mm in length. They feed on the underside of leaves by sucking the plant sap, destroying the leaf tissue. As a result yellow spots appear on the leaf or, in the case of...

Leaf and Soil Analysis

Leaf and Soil Analysis

Nutrition – Leaf Tissue Analysis Leaf tissue analyses provide excellent information to guide a grove’s fertilization program. Late December through to early February are the months to take olive leaf samples for analyses of the grove’s nutrient status in...

Irrigation

Irrigation

Planning an Olive Irrigation System The importance of irrigating Olives There are many myths about olives circulating amongst first time growers and enthusiasts as people rush to get into another growing agricultural industry. One of the classic bits of misinformation...

Soil

Soil

Soils & Olive Nutrition The five elements that form the foundation of most soils are: calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), potassium (K),sodium (Na), and aluminum (Al). Calcium Calcium is the most important element for olives. Young trees grow slowly and come into...

Collecting and Planting

Collecting and Planting

Olive Cultivars availableCoratina, Frantoio, Noccellara del Belice, Mission, Leccino, Mission, Manzanilla Cultivars new to SA: Barnea, Koroneiki, Askal, Maalot. Arbequina and Picual (For a  Descriptions of New Cultivars See “Olive Trees”  NB: See...

Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami

Quick ViewChocolate Salami(0)R25.00In stockAdd to cartAdd to WishlistCompare Taste Decadence TODAY Treat yourself…Choc-Salami is made from the finest quality Belgian chocolate (56% cocoa), almonds and home-baked ginger biscuits, amongst other naturally fresh...

Jam, Tapenade and Honey

Jam, Tapenade and Honey

Quick ViewHoney(0)R40.00In stockAdd to cartAdd to WishlistCompareQuick ViewOlive Jam(0)R30.00In stockAdd to cartQuick ViewOlive Spread(0)R30.00In stockAdd to cart This is custom heading Be the First to try something NEW… Try Now Olive Jam A very popular new addition....

Egyptian Dukkah

Egyptian Dukkah

Quick ViewEgyptian Dukkah(0)R30.00In stockAdd to cartAdd to WishlistCompare Dare to explore the Variety of Life… Buy Now Egyptian Dukkah North Africa, a mysterious, vast, arid landscape that guards its ancient secrets jealously, has given birth to Egyptian Dukkah....

Concentrated Olive Oil

Concentrated Olive Oil

Quick ViewConcentrated Olive Oil (Mampoer)(0)R110.00In stockAdd to cartAdd to WishlistCompare Be the centre of attention… Order Today Olives like you’ve never tasted it before – and most likely never will again.!!! The ancient olive with a traditional South African...

Olive Oil Benefits

Olive Oil Benefits

Olive Oil – The Healthy Choice Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is 100% a natural product. Unlike other cooking oils, EVOO is not refined, so all the natural flavours, vitamins, antioxidants and natural goodness are fully retained. Here are a few healthy reasons to...

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