7 Russian Olive Tree Seeds-1136C

Regular price $ 2.50

**I LOVE plants that can be neglected and still thrive well!**

**GROWN ON OUR FARM HERE IN TENNESSEE**

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian-olive
Elaeagnaceae

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Habitat

native to Russia through the Himalayas
hardy to zone 2 - 10
showy
Habit and Form

a deciduous large shrub or tree
5'- 8' tall
rounded habit
fast growth rate
fine to medium texture
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Summer Foliage

alternate, deciduous leaves
silver leaves
linear to lanceolate leaf shape
1.5' to 3" long
silvery underside
entire leaf margin
Autumn Foliage


fall color
Flowers

silvery white flowers
small, abundant
blooms in May
foliage / flowers
very fragrant
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Fruit

drupe-like yellow fruit
0.5" long
fruit is covered with silver
matures in September
edible
Bark

silvery, thin stems
covered in scales
grayish-brown older bark
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Culture

easily transplanted
salt tolerant
very tough and adaptable
full sun
prune tolerant
Landscape Use

for silvery foliage
hedge or screen
seacoast or highways
for durability

ID Features

silvery look to foliage, fruit and flowers
yellow fruit
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Propagation

by seed
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