The olives are medium to large-sized with a pointed tip. They will ripen to full black.
The oil is aromatic, almost a bit sweet, with no bitterness. The oil yield is about 20%. The oil has a medium-length shelf life.
The olives are harvested from the end of November to the end of December.
The tree has very dark green leaves. It is grown in the Spanish areas of Baena, Granada, Jaén, Málaga and Priego de Córdoba. Most are in Baena.
The name “Picudo” comes from the pointed tip, meaning “noticeable point”. Another Spanish name, Pajarero, meaning “bird trapper”, comes from birds being particularly fond of it.