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Elaeagnus umbellata

autumn olive

Species Record #: gw1014650

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Botanical Information:

Genus: Elaeagnus

Family: Elaeagnaceae

Author: Thunb.

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Remarks:
These so-called invasive shrubs produce masses of red berries in the late summer/fall and make an excelllent jam. The berries also are loaded with lycopene. If you can't eat or don't like tomatoes then THIS is a delicious alternative.

    by doglady123

Ratings
overall8.0
how easy  10.0
flower10.0
foliage7.0
propagate10.0
fragrance7.0
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