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Noun1.Elaeagnus - oleaster
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Elaeagnaceae, family Elaeagnaceae, oleaster family - shrubs or small trees often armed
oleaster - any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits
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The key forest-forming species are poplar, "loch" (Elaeagnus), willow, tamarisk and others.
Instead of olives - use Elaeagnus x ebbingei and Phillyrea angustifolia Olives have been the hardest hit by Xylella in Italy.
Quicker growing and hardier alternatives include Elaeagnus x ebbingei, Phillyrea angustifolia, Rhamnus alaternus and (deciduous) Elaeagnus "Quicksilver".
Variegated elaeagnus have a tendency to produce shoots that revert back to type, so cut off any all-green shoots as soon as they are seen, otherwise their stronger habit will eventually take over, ruining the variegated effect.
Plant structural evergreens at the back of the border such as Elaeagnus x ebbingei or Viburnum tinus.
Summary: This article presents the isolation of two new compounds namely 2-(1-hydroxy-2-methylpropyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-methyl-1H-indole-4,7-diol (1) related to the class of indole alkaloid and propyl 4-(3, 4-dihydroxyhexyl)benzoate (2) related to the class of aromatic ester from the chloroform and petroleum ether fraction of Elaeagnus umbellata, respectively.
Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) and Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) were introduced in the 1830s from Asia for wildlife cover and food.
Elaeagnus and Aucuba are strategically placed to provide an evergreen winter screen to hide next doors conservatory and I also included a couple of buddleias for the bees and butterflies.
Other studies have reported that beavers use Russian olives and other native and nonnative species within the genus Elaeagnus, but use is usually minor (Novak, 1999; Lesica and Miles, 2004; Voelker and Dooley, 2008).
Think Viburnum tinus, cornus, elaeagnus, ribes, ceanothus, forsythia, mahonia, philadelphus, griselinia and cherry laurel (Prunus lusitanica) - all species that are easily propagated and cared for.