Elaeagnus angustifolia

Elaeagnus angustifolia

  • Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Flower name
    Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Scientific name
    Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • Aliasロシアンオリーブ, Russian olive
  • Place of originentral Asia and East Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril

What is Elaeagnus angustifolia

Elaeagnus angustifolia, commonly called Russian olive,(scientific name: Elaeagnus angustifolia) is native to Central Asia and East Asia, and is a deciduous small and tall tree of the family Elaeagnaceae. It grows in the desert in Central Asia and is resistant to dryness and cold. There are thorns on the branches. The leaves have scales and appear silvery white. In spring, one to three flowers bloom from the bottom of the late branch or leaf buds. The flower color is yellow on the inside of the petal and white on the outside. In autumn, red oval fruits are formed. In English it is called Russian olive because the leaves are similar to olive (scientific name: Olea europaea).

Common name: Elaeagnus angustifolia, Scientific name: Elaeagnus angustifolia, Also: Russian olive, Tree height: 1.5-7 m, Leaf shape: Needle shape, Inflorescence: Mutual, Leaf color: Silvery white, Leaf length: 5-10 cm, Leaf width: 1 cm, leaf edge: full edge, flowering period: April, fruit color: red, use: fruit tree, symbol tree, topiary, hedge, potted plant, flowers for perfume, fruits for raw food or jam.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Elaeagnaceae
  • Genus
    Elaeagnus
  • Species
    E. angustifoli
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typedeciduous small and tall tree
  • Flower colorsYellow Silver
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 700.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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