Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Flower Colour: Greenish-white
Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
Habit: Large branching, rounded shrub.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)
Notes: This plant is tolerant of windy, dry or coastal areas. A specimen of Elaeagnus umbellata, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 3.5 m and a spread of 3 m after 12 years.