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Russian Olive Seed

Description

Latin Name: Elaeagnus angustifolia

DESCRIPTION

Family: Elaeagnaceae

Native Range: Eurasia

Seed Source: Established trees near Rafferty Lake, Saskatchewan.

Height and Spread: 9m x 5m (15 years)

Overview: A fast-growing tree that is a nitrogen fixer. It is extremely hardy and adapted to low-quality, droughty soils. It prefers well-drained soils of medium texture and will tolerate moderately saline soils. Seed can be spread by birds to unwanted locations.

Fruits: A silver-coloured dry achene 3 to 6mm long. Fruits remain on shrubs over winter.

Average number of seeds/packet: 150

SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

Stratification: Stratify seeds for 60 days at 5C and 30 days at 20C. 

Ideal sowing time: Stratified seed in late May, non-stratified seed in October.

Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 2 cm deep. Outdoor seedbed- sow 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse- sow 3 seeds per cell.

Growing conditions: Does well on a variety of soils, including those with high pH and moderately saline. Requires full sunlight, and does not tolerate shade.

Agroforestry Value

Used for reclamation and wildlife habitat plantings on marginal soils.

 

Russian Olive Seed

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Latin Name: Elaeagnus angustifolia DESCRIPTION Family: Elaeagnaceae Native Range: Eurasia Seed Source: Established trees near Rafferty Lake, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread:... Read more

$19.00

    Description

    Latin Name: Elaeagnus angustifolia

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Elaeagnaceae

    Native Range: Eurasia

    Seed Source: Established trees near Rafferty Lake, Saskatchewan.

    Height and Spread: 9m x 5m (15 years)

    Overview: A fast-growing tree that is a nitrogen fixer. It is extremely hardy and adapted to low-quality, droughty soils. It prefers well-drained soils of medium texture and will tolerate moderately saline soils. Seed can be spread by birds to unwanted locations.

    Fruits: A silver-coloured dry achene 3 to 6mm long. Fruits remain on shrubs over winter.

    Average number of seeds/packet: 150

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Stratify seeds for 60 days at 5C and 30 days at 20C. 

    Ideal sowing time: Stratified seed in late May, non-stratified seed in October.

    Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 2 cm deep. Outdoor seedbed- sow 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse- sow 3 seeds per cell.

    Growing conditions: Does well on a variety of soils, including those with high pH and moderately saline. Requires full sunlight, and does not tolerate shade.

    Agroforestry Value

    Used for reclamation and wildlife habitat plantings on marginal soils.

     

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