Autumn Olive is part of the Elaeagnus genus. Its scientific name is Elaeagnus umbellata. The botanical name epithet for Autumn Olive (umbellata) means 'with umbels'.It is a flowering edible fruit and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Normally reaching to a mature height of 13.87 feet (4.27 metres).
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See our list of companion Plants for Autumn Olive to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Autumn Olive plants:
This plant is considered an invasive species in some areas of North America.
Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.