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Elaeagnus consists of under 100 deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs and they are typically grown for their foliage, small, scented flowers and ornamental fruits. They may have variegated foliage and are commonly used as hedging plants and numerous cultivars and hybrids have been produced.
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How to propagate Elaeagnus
You can propagate the species by seeds in the autumn or evergreen forms by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer, deciduous forms by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Elaeagnus
Grown for their foliage and small, usually very fragrant flowers, often followed by ornamental fruits. Suitable for coastal conditions.