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Elaeagnus philippinensis


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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Elaeagnus philippinensis
Principal Common Name Lingaro
Common Name(s)
Description Loose limbed shrub or small tree bearing edible red fruit that is cherry-like in flavor. Can be grown as multi-stemmed.
General Comments Rare plant. Fruit can be eaten raw or used in ice cream.
Nativity Philippine Islands
Height Range 8 - 10 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Silver-gray
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing
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