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Elaeagnus Pungens

Botanical Name:

Elaeagnus pungens

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How to Grow
Water
Low
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

Plant Type

Shrub, Vine

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

1/2 inch fragrant (pungent), bell-shaped silvery-white flowers in axillary clusters bloom in fall. Silvery-white (due to scales), fragrant, axillary. Blooms can be taken indoors and used as a natural deodorizer.

Fruit

1/2 inch drupes are one-seeded, reddish-brown and ripen in spring (late March-May). Initially densely scaley and green maturing to a silvery-red oval drupe.

Benefits
Attracts

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Elaeagnaceae

Genus

Elaeagnus

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