Autumn Olive – Elaeagnus umbellata


Plant Type: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible sweet-acid, orange/red fruits (seeds are edible too)
Ripe: Autumn
Hardy: -35°C

Autumn-olive is a hardy, prolific plant (up to 10m) that thrives in a variety of conditions, in part because it is capable of fixing nitrogen. Useful in hedges, as a dune stabiliser and as a nurse plant. Growth 2.5m (8 ft) in 10 years.

SKU: Int-EleUmb Category:


During the Spring, the Autumn Olive offers clusters of creamy coloured flowers that are of a sweet scent. Fruit are borne at about 6 years of age.

Additional information


Potted, Bare-root


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