Blanqueta

Originally from Muro del Alcoy, a locality belonging to the el Comtat region in the province of Alicante.

It is also known under the denomination of Blanca (White) and Blancaleta because of the white color taken by this kind of olives in their initial maturation stages.

The corresponding olive tree has a medium size. It is a little strong and upright variety with a white – grayish appearance. It contains small elliptic leafs and small fruits with an average weight ranging from 1.8 to 2.3 grams.