(Elaeagnus umbellata) and Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) were introduced in the 1830s from Asia for wildlife cover and food.
Along with popular variations like Concord grape and peanut butter, which uses grapes from neighbors' gardens, owner Renee Erickson and pastry chef Clare Gordon are piping their sugared confections with housemade fillings such as spiced apple (featuring brandy, cinnamon, and clove) and quince and autumn olive
jam (with fruit from Sleeping Sea farm on Orcas Island).
Infestations within the units range from light to severe, and target species include Japanese barberry, Asiatic bittersweet and autumn olive
, among others.
Jacob Barney, an assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology and weed science, is looking at how exotic species such as autumn olive
bushes thrive in reclaimed mined areas and how to curb their spread.
Alterations in Soil Fertility by Autumn Olive
May Temporarily Affect Native Shrubs.
Although these results suggest that this site continues to provide suitable nesting habitat for obligate grassland species, the increasing encroachment of autumn olive
(Elaeagnus umbellate) may be attracting more shrub-nesting bird species as well as mammalian predators which should be a focus in future research.
People from Devon will also be encouraged to visit Deir Istya and the surrounding areas during the annual autumn olive
The autumn olive
harvest is set to be earlier than usual this year, in line with many other crops across Europe.
Ounce for ounce, the typical autumn olive
berry is up to 17 times higher in lycopene than the typical raw tomato.
It includes a range of unusual fruits, things which most of us would only think of growing for their ornamental value, such as Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), salmon berry (Rubus spectabilis), medlar (Mespilus germanica) and autumn olive
Some common nurse-tree species are black locust, black alder, autumn olive
, bicolor lespedeza, and indigo bush.
Although not considered so years ago when I planted it, the shrub -- known as autumn olive
(Elaeagnus umbellata) -- is now considered dangerous, an invasive species.