Autumn Olive, Jewel


Elaeagnus umbellata

Excellent flavored variety. Very productive medium fruit with better flavor than most. Highest of any variety tested in the antioxidant lycopene. Drought tolerant. Nitrogen fixer. Occasional thorns.

USDA Zone: 3-9

Pollination: Considered self-fertile but will produce better with 2 varieties.

Time to productivity: 2-3 years depending on conditions.

Ripening time: September

Size: 15′. Easy to prune smaller.


Excellent high flavored variety. Very productive of somewhat smaller, but more flavored than average berries. Is high in the anti-oxidant lycopene which is thought to be preventative

for cancer and heart disease. Nitrogen fixer. Occasional thorns.

Additional information

Pot size

1 Gal, 3 Gal, 5 Gal, 7 Gal, 10 Gal, 15 Gal