Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia)沙棗
Silvery white foliage quite attractive for a small tree or large shrub. Suitable for small or medium garden. Its small yellow fragrant flowers bloom in late spring. Flower fragrance smells like honey and the plant is a good source of honey. Fruit is edible. It prefers full sun location. Highly adopt to different soil type and climate. Maximum height and width is: H and W:15′-20′. Fast growth. Self-seeded easily so better control the seedlings otherwise it might be invasive. USDA Zones: 3-8.
銀白色狹長的葉片,春末夏初時開黃色小花,花有好聞的蜂蜜甜香味. 是很好的蜜源植物. 果實可食用. 根系能固氮,是很好的水土保持的樹種. 強健,非常容易栽種,種在全日照處為佳. 由於容易落籽繁殖所以要注意控制落果,以免過度繁殖變成強勢樹種. 成熟株高為15-20呎.