Elaeagnus pungens

Pungent Elaeagnus, Thorny Elaeagnus, Oleaster, Silverberry, Silverthorn

Family: Elaeagnaceae Oleaster

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6B - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring and Winter
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Cascades, erosion control, hedge, screen, seashore
Height 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Spread 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green, silvery
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Naturalizing