Family : Eleagnaceae
Origin : East Asia
Shrubs with lush leafy leaves reach 3-5m in height. Light green leaves covered by numerous white dots. Scented flowers grouped to dozens. Numerous fruits covered with white dots.
Cultivation : very rustic and not very demanding. In a sunny position. It prefers acidic and fertile soils but it fits enough. be re-arranged with winter pruning. Insensitive to frost, very windy, adaptable to sea and mountain climates.