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Elaeagnus angustifolia


 

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian olive

This distinctively gray-green, small, broad-rounded deciduous tree is adapted to salt and drought, but is limited by its susceptibility to canker and wilt diseases.

Habit:Broad-rounded small tree, usually loose with openings in the crown
Size:20 to 30' high
Color:Silver-green to gray-green in summer
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 3a USDA
Habitat:Southern Europe to central Asia
Family:Elaeagnaceae

 
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