Elaeagnus latifolia grow and care – shrub of the genus Elaeagnus also known as Bastard Oleaster, Elaeagnus latifolia perennial deciduous plant with edible and also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10b, the plant fixing nitrogen.
Leaves color is green, flower color white with 4 petals.
Flowers color white in star shape, flowers grow in clusters.
Elaeagnus latifolia fruits
Fruit color red-orange with white dots, the size 2-4 cm, in oval shape, when eaten not fully ripen its astringent and make the mouth stuck.
Elaeagnus latifolia for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Elaeagnus latifolia growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive
Planting season: Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases: Aphids
Pruning season: Winter
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? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Spring
General information about the flower: White flower with 4 petal
Pollination is done by: Bees
Fruit harvest season: Summer
Fruits pests or diseases: Birds
What can be done with big quantities of Elaeagnus latifolia fruits? Eat raw, jams, fruit leather, dry