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Elaeagnus commutata

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 953

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Elaeagnus commutata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:2 -50° to -40°F   (-45.5° to -40°C)
Type of plant - deciduous shrub
Flower or inflorescence: frag. YELLOW, SILVERY out.
Fruit: SILVERY mealy drupe
Foliage: br. ell., 3-6cm., SILVERY
Height, in meters: 5
Height, in feet: 16.50
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Elaeagnus commutata:
Elaeagnus argentea, 

Common names for Elaeagnus commutata:

Silver Berry,  Silverberry, 

Elaeagnus commutata is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
87:   Natives of Central U.S.A.
371:  Elaeagnaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual

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Germination guide for Elaeagnus commutata

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Elaeagnus commutata seeds will usually germinate in 140-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Elaeagnus commutata seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10-20°C.

Some Summer fruiting plants have seeds that need warm then cold periods to complete germination.

(4 weeks warm moist, 8-12 weeks frig.).

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