[NAFEX] Goumi (Eleagnus multiflora)
hblack1925 at fastmail.fm
Fri Jul 11 09:59:23 EDT 2008
Hi Robert, I don't remember your getting an answer to your question.
Goumi is fine on it's own roots. Ours must be 20 -25 years old, quite tall,
but not invasive. Beautiful in fruit. and otherwise. Came from Sherwood
Hector Black, zone 6 middle TN
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert C. Mullins" <mullins at gaelicmysts.com>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Goumi (Eleagnus multiflora)
> Goumi looks pretty interesting. I think I would be interested to
> purchase some starts if anyone is selling any. Does it really need to
> be grafted or is its own root structure fine enough?
> Robert C. Mullins M.S. IT
> GaelicMysts, Owner
> Clarksville, Ar
> Zone 8a
>>> Two people have replied to my Goumi e-mail saying Sweet Scarlet bears
>>> fruit in the spring. My mystery plant bears fruit in the fall. I just
>>> googled "autumn olive" and found pictures of the same fruit I have.
>>> Mystery solved. I have autumn olive, Elaeagnus umbellata.
>>> So I still want to grow Goumi, Eleagnus multiflora. I would be
>>> interested to hear from anyone that has spring-bearing Goumi and
>>> could either send me a start or some fresh seeds. Contact me off-list
>>> to arrange this.
>>> -Mark Lee, Seattle zone 8
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