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Elaeagnus multiflora Sweet Scarlet


Elaeagnus multiflora Sweet Scarlet Goumi produces sweet and tart, juicy, scarlet red fruit speckled with silver in summer.

Elaeagnus multiflora Sweet Scarlet Goumi produces a profusion of fragrant, white flowers in spring popular with bees followed by juicy, scarlet red fruit speckled with silver in late summer that taste like tart cherries perfect for fresh eating and preserves. Tolerant of poor soils. Partially self-fertile. Plant with Red Gem Goumi for heavier crops.

Common Name: Goumi

Family: Elaeagnaceae (The Autumn Olive Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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