Autumn oleaster Elaeagnus umbellata

autumn oleaster


E. umbellata is a deciduous bushy shrub to around 5m tall and wide. Its leaves are narrowly oval with wavy edges, 5-10cm long, silvery when young before maturing to green but staying silvery beneath. Fragrant creamy-yellow flowers borne in small clusters in late spring to early summer are followed by egg-shaped silvery fruit that ripen to red

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      autumn oleaster autumn olive

    • Common names

      Elaeagnus crispa

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free