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 Winter, spring, summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Prune for easier harvest 2-4 m, 6-12 feet Size of the plan: Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower: White flower with 4 petal Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruit 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 Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 2-4 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Perennial plant, Shrub
Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental fruit, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Dried fruit, Eaten raw, Fruit, Jams