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Autumn Olive

Elaeagnus umbrellata

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.258 W94 53.059

Trail Number:
C12

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Description

Family:
Elaeagnaceae

Foliage:
Leaves are 2 to 4 inches long and .75 to 1.5 inches wide

Native Locale:
Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan

Mature Height:
12 to 18 feet

Mature Width:
20 to 30 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers acid, loamy and sandy soils; has excellent drought tolerance. Salt tolerant

Growth Habit:
Spindly- branched shrub

Rate of Growth:
n/a

Disease and Insect:
n/a

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Flowers: Flowers are funnel shaped and silvery white
  • Not a plant for the home landscape. It can become a weed with time, as the birds will spread the seeds

Photos

Bark - Autumn OliveLeaf - Autumn OliveSummer - Autumn OliveSummer '08 - Autumn OliveSummer '08 Leaf - Autumn Olive