Autumn olive grow and care – shrub of the genus Elaeagnus also known as Elaeagnus umbellate, Autumn olive perennial deciduous plant and also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-9, the plant fixing nitrogen

Leaves color is green with silvery touch, flower color white with 4 petal,

Flowers fragrant color white in star shape, flowers grow in clusters.

Autumn olive fruits

Fruit color red, the size 0.5-1 cm, round shape, the seeds can be eaten with the fruit

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How to grow Autumn olive growing and care:

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What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

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Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

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How to prune:
Prune for easier harvest

Size of the plan:
2-4 m, 6-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Fragrant white flower with 4 petal

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What can be done with big quantities of Autumn olive fruits?
Eat raw, jams, fruit leather, dry

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Elaeagnus umbellata

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