Elaeagnus pungens 'Fruitlandii'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||e-le-AG-nus PUN-jenz|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 6 to 10 ft. high, equal width.|
|Design Ideas||Use 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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Ornamental Berries, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
Follow 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9