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Elaeagnus Angustifolia

Botanical Name:

Elaeagnus angustifolia

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

It is about 5-7 meters high

Flower

Small, fragrant, silvery-white to yellow tubular flowers in late spring to early summer April-June.

Fruit

Achene but appears drupe-like because of a fleshy outer hypanthium. They resemble olives are 1/2" silver in late summer turning red in the fall from August-October.

Benefits
Attracts

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Rhamnales

Family

Elaeagnaceae

Genus

Elaeagnus

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