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Botanical Name:
Elaeagnus Macrophylla
Common Name:
Russian Olive
Description:
The hardiest of shrub or hedging plant. Perfect for exposed dry and windy conditions and also a great choice for hedging in partly shady areas. Leaves are grey green. Fragrant cream flowers show in April/May. Truly the most adaptable, drought tolerant specimen suitable for coastal gardens and salt tolerant too.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Moderate to fast
Size:
Small
Max. Height:
3 Metres
Max. Canopy:
3 Metres
Climate:
Cool to temperate
Soil:
Prefers well drained, light soil but adapts well to most soil types
Pruning:
Remove dead wood otherwise prune to shape and height required