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Russian Olive

Eleaeagnus Angustifolia

General description

Elaeagnus angustifolia is a usually thorny shrub or small tree growing to 5–7 m in height. Its stems, buds, and leaves have a dense covering of silvery to rusty scales.

Plant requirements

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Maintenance

Extremely hardy and adaptable to adverse conditions. Used effectively as hedge or screen. Salt resistant.

Practical use

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Properties

Variety of
Elaeagnus, Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia var caspica)
Height
1 - 600 cm
Color
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained, Poorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy