3-4 year old tree , roots wrapped in wet media such as wet wood shavings and plastic. Shipping in the box.
These shrubs get green leaves, fragrant white to cream flowers, and delicious tart tasting fruit. They are hardy to at least USDA zone 3, and possibly colder. These plants would make excellent additions to your rare plant collection, or just make a unique statement in your yard.
Ornamental shrub that can reach 20 feet
Aromatic clusters of pale yellow flowers
Clusters of red berries - Edible Wildlife food
The bark peels in long thin narrow strips on older trunks
Roots are able to fix nitrogen - Grows in areas with limited fertility
Elaeagnus umbellata is a deciduous shrub from 3-20 ft. (0.9-6.1 m) in height with thorny branches. It is easily recognized by the silvery, dotted underside of the leaves.
Leaves are alternate, 2-3 in. (5-8 cm) long and 1 in. (2.5 cm) wide. The margins are entire and undulate. Leaves are bright green to gray green above and silver scaly beneath with short petioles.
Small, yellowish tubular flowers are abundant and occur in clusters of 5 to 10 near the stems from February to June.
Fruits are round, red, juicy drupes which are finely dotted with silvery to silvery-brown scales. Each drupe contains one seed. Fruits ripen from August to November.
I prefer to mail plant material on Monday or Tuesday (Rather beginning of the week) - only to assure that it will not sit on a shelf in the post office over the weekend. Please check your State local laws for plants entry. Due to U.S.D.A. regulations, some plants cannot be shipped to TX, FL, AZ, HI, CA, Puerto Rico. We will not be responsible for confiscated items while being shipped.
Quick shipping methods will keep your tree in the best shape for its trip across the country.
I ship items after payment is received. Feel free to ask me any questions about this item. I am always glad to help you.
Shipping with tracking number in USA.
International buyers - contact me first as plants need to be cut shorter so we could arrange on how to ship them. Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) 3-4 year old tree, bonsai candidate Tags: plant,live,Tree,Autumn,olive,umbellata,Elaeagnus
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Plants will be packed securely in the box, preventing it from shifting inside the box, with adequate moisture in the soil or around the roots in case of bare rooted plants during the dormancy.
We guarantee plants and/or plant material will arrive alive and safe. If there is a damage to the plant during the shipping please contact us very same day of delivery with the pictures showing the damage so we can see it. We will do everything possible to correct it.