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Elaeagnus pungens 'Fruitlandii'

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el-ee-AG-nus PUN-gens
Description

A large dense irregular mounded shrub that prefers full sun to partial shade.  It tolerates a range of soil types, salt spray, wind, poor soil, heat tolerant.

 

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Tags:
#bees#evergreen#fragrant flowers#fall flowers#hedges#salt spray tolerant#deer resistant#red fruits#delicate#coastal plant#delicate fragrance#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#woodlands
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bees#evergreen#fragrant flowers#fall flowers#hedges#salt spray tolerant#deer resistant#red fruits#delicate#coastal plant#delicate fragrance#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#woodlands
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Elaeagnus
    Species:
    pungens
    Family:
    Elaeagnaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 9 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Irregular
    Mounding
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Fruit Description:
    Brown-red fruits that look like drupes but are actually achenes with a fleshy outter coating.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gray/Silver
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Flower Description:
    A cluster of silvery-white, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers in fall
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Large bluish-green leaves have wavy margins
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Slightly spiny angular branches have a brownish hue
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Heat
    Poor Soil
    Salt