[nafex] [nafex ibiblio list] Eleagnus umbellata, Autumn Olive - interested in sources for seedlings of this plant
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lflj at bellsouth.net
Thu Feb 2 23:44:02 EST 2012
On 2/2/2012 9:57 PM, Dr. Chiranjit Parmar wrote:
> Is the Eleagnus umbellata (Autumn olive) you are talking about the same
> which we have here in Himalayan mid-hills. If yes, then we do not have a
> problem like you have this plant.
That is it, at least that is what I have here on my farm.
Its a matter of whether you would have bare ground to become eroded
barren landscape, devoid of life, vegetation, wildlife and happy
backhoes, bulldozers, track and skid loaders and groaning dumptrucks
heading off to the landfill or acres or square miles of valuable plants.
Its much harder to put the ecoscape back than it is to remove it. Think
permaculture and put these "invasive plants" to use or work around them
or at worst grind them up and spread the mulch on site to be planted
with something else.
This societal abberation that condones indiscriminate vegetation removal
without replacement using machinery or herbicide needs to come to a
> There is a chapter on this fruit in Fruitipedia at the following link.
> Please have a look and then do write me back.
> Dr. Chiranjit Parmar
> 186/3 Jail Road
> Mandi HP 175001, India
> 01905-222810; 094181-81323
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