Azienda agricola Saggese - B&B Antico Agrumeto
Puglia - Rodi Garganico (FG)
Has always operated with farming methods tend to produce very low impact on the natural environment, the company is under organic AIAB since 1996. The extension is about 6 hectares to address the citrus-olive-cereal, inserted inside the Park Nazionale del Gargano , in the area considered "protected area of natural value, landscape and culture, with a greater degree of human settlement".
E 'it divided in two main business bodies: the first unit, more extensive, is in the territory of Ischitella, in the vicinity of Lake Varano, composed of an arable land of 1.31 ha, by an olive grove of 2.3 hectares, of about 50 years made up from plants of cultivars ogliarola Gargano, leccino and coratina and a vineyard that produces 1.35 has Negroamaro grapes, grapes of Troy, Sangiovese and Montepulciano.
Part of the land fall into one of considerable archaeological interest for the presence of archaeological remains of the necropolis V-IV century. B.C; The second unit is in the territory of Rhodes Garganico and its olive orchard specialized femminello Gargano lemon, typical oranges (Blonde Gargano and Duretta Gargano), conducted in the traditional manner, with hollows at the base of the plants, rejuvenated with Mass planting of seedlings of rootstock of bitter orange (Citrus aurantium) then grafted directly in the field, or with pruning and reinnesti of adult plants of root suckers of the sour orange rootstock (bitter orange).
The citrus garden is bordered by a tree-lined living windbreak of oak and laurel and cannicciati, and, being the sloping terrain, by spacious terraces of dry stone walls, built by more and also to reduce the danger of erosion. The remaining area, in the less exposed to winds, is occupied by secular ogliarola Gargano olive trees (which have however also a windbreak function). And 'it arranged on several terraces overlooking the sea. To the east by a natural ravine in which flows the torrent of public waters "Vallone di Vico".
For the presence of a rural building and being located in an area of high historical and ecological importance (Oasis Agrumaria Protected) and tourism, it is the accessible and visitable part of the compound, where do rural tourism.
They are absent factories and polluting elements in the vicinity of the present and the roads are not too busy.
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