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During cork harvest, the cork oak tree remains standing while large sections of its outer bark--the cork itself--are cut and peeled from the tree. Cork oak is unique in its ability to regenerate its outer bark. Cork oak is found through southwestern Europe and into northwestern Africa in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
In Alentejo discover two natural wonders of Portugal – the olives and the cork. Here you can discover the beauty of the olive trees that produce the tasty olives and the Portuguese olive oil, world known for its excellence. The cork, removed from the regional cork oak, is an iconic Portuguese product that you can’t miss.
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We say NO to Plastic here at Candella. All our components are 100% recyclable & biodegradable including our cork lids. -- The cork oak tree, Quercus Suber, grows in Portugal and other countries which border the western edge of the Mediterranean basin. The cork is harvested by removing the bark from the tree every 9 to 10 year cycles. The cork tree must be approximately 25 years old, before the first extraction (virgin cork) and then nine years is required for further harvests. Fortunately, the c
Cork oak (quercus suber) grows to 20m. Unlike many other oak trees, cork oak is an evergreen and does not drop its leaves. The thick and knobbly dark grey bark which covers it is the portion known as 'cork'. During cork harvest the tree remains standing while large sections of its outer bark are cut and peeled from it. Cork oak is near unique in its ability to regenerate its outer bark. After a tree reaches 25 yrs of age, it can be stripped of its cork once every 9-12 yrs. Zone 7-11