Elaeagnus pungens (Silverthorn)
Elaeagnus pungens (Silverthorn)
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Elaeagnus pungens

Silverthorn

Plant Type: Shrub

This hardy plant makes a great screen,, somewhat irregular in appearance but becomes an impenetrable hedge in time. Silver gray foliage and fragrant flowers are a plus for this screen plant.

  • Evergreen shrub
  • Fragrant, white flowers in fall
  • Tolerant of poor growing conditions

Size Plant SKU Size      
#03 24-30" HT   Please Login for Ordering
#10 3-4' HT   Please Login for Ordering
4' B&B   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

6-12 ft

Mature Spread:

8-12 ft

Zone:

6-9

Elaeagnus pungens Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Songbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Sun
Part Shade
Part Sun
Dry Soil
Average Water
Well-Drained
Evergreen
Mass Planting
Fast Growing
Salt Tolerant
Great Foliage
Vigorous
Fragrant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Landscape Characteristics
Fragrance
Ornamental Fruit
Foliage Color
Specialty Use
Wildlife Garden
Classification by Use
Mass Planting
Color Impact
Hedge/Screen
Drought Tolerant
Habit
Mounding
Spreading
Foliage
Evergreen
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Winter
Fall
Summer
Growth Rate
Fast
Foliage Color
Gray
Silver
Green
Attributes
Border or Bed
Naturalizing