Russian Olive

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Yellow

Foliage Color- Silver in the summer and yellow in the fall.

Growth Habit- Pyramidal

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 3-8

Height- 20′-30′ feet tall

Spread- 8′-12′ feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree does produce thorns. Russian Olive tree has beautiful silver foliage during the summer. Prefers moist soils.

Pruning- Pruning can be done at any time as needed.

Other olive tree options.

  • Arbequina
  • Wilsoni
  • Chemlali
  • Hojiblanca
  • Frantoio
  • Coratina
  • Leccino
  • Kalamata
  • Mission
  • Montra