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Order: Rhamnales
   Family: Elaeagnaceae
            Genus: Elaeagnus
                        Specie: angustifolia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Silvery gray willow-like leaves; fragrant yellow-white flowers in summer

Uses: Informal hedge Shrub borders Containers Barrier hedging

Zones: 7-9

Description: This is a large spiny deciduous shrub or small tree growing to about 8 ft (2.4 m). Its fragrant flowers produced in mid-summer and silvery gray willow-like leaves cause it to be sometimes confused with the willow-leafed pear (Pyrus salicifolia). It

Growth Habit: Spiny spreading habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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