Elaeagnus pungens 'Fruitlandii'Item #3195 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Densely-branched evergreen shrub creates a superb screen, hedge, barrier, or naturalizer. Silvery scales on rich green round leaves with wavy edges; silvery-white and brown scales on underside.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:e-le-AG-nus PUN-jenzPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing to 6 to 10 ft. high, equal width.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:FallFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesFragrantDesign IdeasUse this tough, drought-resistant shrub in hot and dry places. Its dense foliage serves as a fast-growing screen when arranged in small groups or a true hedge. Covers up unattractive views and fits naturally into wild gardens. Blends well in drought-resistant gardens as an individual or in groups to support more dramatic trees and shrubs.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.