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Elaeagnus multifolia/Gumi

Elaeagnus multifolia / Elaeagnus multifolia
Attractive red fruit and silver-colored underside of foliage
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Attractive red fruit and silver-colored underside of foliage

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Scientific Name: Elaeagnus multifolia
Common Name: Gumi
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: Thrives in dry, hot climates. The flowers are not noticeable, but fragrant. The edible red fruit in summer are much sought after by birds. This drought tolerant plant is a low maintenance one.