What is Xylella and what are its main causes? Xylella is a bacterium imported from Costa Rica, which has attacked the olive trees, causing their desiccation, with consequences of a landscape, economic and environmental nature.
Curiosities about olive trees
The Fs-17 was born as an Italian clonal rootstock of olive trees, a variety known more simply as Favolosa; has been gaining momentum in recent years, given its proven resistance to the Xylella bacterium. In particular, it is very widespread in the areas of central Italy.
Leccino is a rustic variety of olive tree, resistant to the Xylella bacterium, very widespread in Italy and known abroad, which has Tuscan origins. It is aesthetically very pleasant, large in size and with drooping branches, similar to those of the weeping willow.