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Silverberry
Scientific Name: Elaeagnus pungens Thunb.
family: Eleagnaceae

Silverberry (Elaeagnus pungens 'Fruitlandii')

Recommended Temperature Zone:

sunset: 5-24
USDA: 7-10

Frost Protection:

Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure:

Partial shade to full sun

Origin:

Japan

Growth Habits:

Evergreen shrub, rapidly up to 10 feet tall (3 m), 9 feet in spread (2.7 m)

Watering Needs:

Little to regular water

 
 There are several varieties of Silverberries. Fruitlandii has longer, more rounded leaves, with wavy margins. Its slightly spiny branches have a brownish hue.

Blooming Habits:
During the fall, this silverberry has silvery-white, fragrant, bell shaped flowers, borne in clusters. They are followed by red fruits.

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