Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia

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Botanical Name:

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Family:

Elaeagnaceae

Genus:

Elaeagnus

Species:

angustifolia

Common Name:

Russian Olive

Seeds Per Pound:
3,178
Quantity:
4.79 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
20
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
15-20 feet
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 4.79 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
11.95
1 lb
21.50
1 kg
38.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 6 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seeds 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: if hot water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, boiling water or sulfuric acid treatment is required. can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Plants can be grown as a hedge in exposed positions, tolerating maritime exposure. It is fairly fast-growing and very tolerant of pruning, but is rather open in habit and does not form a dense screen.
* Because the plant fixes atmospheric nitrogen, it makes a hedge that enriches the soil rather than depriving it of nutrients.
* An essential oil obtained from the flowers is used in perfumery. more...
* Appealing silvery-green leaves; small but fragrant flowers; likes sun; a tough plant, doesn't mind drought, or poor soil, very salt-tolerant; native over a wide swathe of southern Europe east to the Himalayas. Noxious weed in California. more...
* Elaeagnus angustifolia ( Russian Silverberry , Oleaster , or Russian-olive ) is a species of Elaeagnus , native to western and central Asia , from southern Russia and Kazakhstan to Turkey and Iran . more...