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Elaeagnus angustifolia, Russian Silverberry, Oleaster, Russian Olive

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Russian Silverberry, Oleaster, Russian Olive
Family: Elaeagnaceae
Origin: Central Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Elaeagnus angustifolia is widely grown across southern and central Europe as an ornamental plant: for its scented flowers, edible fruit, and attractive silver foliage and black bark.

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