The Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) is a shrub or small tree, often leaning or twisted and distorted. It has an open crown and often thorny branches. Its native to Europe and western Asia. It is commonly used as a windbreak and wildlife cover and food. Leaves are long and narrow, silvery colored and scurfy.
Elaeagnus angustifolia mature width. Sex Photo. This variant does not approach me. Perhaps there are still variants?
Mar 15, 2019 · The hardiness and cold tolerance of elaeagnus shrubs vary between species and cultivars. Thorny elaeagnus (Elaeagnus pungens) and variegated elaeagnus (Elaeagnus pungens "Maculata") grow best in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 to 9, while the Russian olive shrub (Elaeagnus angustifolia), autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) and silverbush elaeagnus Author: S. Mcmullen.
Often associated with the famous purple fields of Provence, Lavandula angustifolia, also called English Lavender, is not native to England but to the Mediterranean. Ideal for garden borders, cooking and potpourri, this lavender also produces the best.