Silvery leaf colour is great for contrast in the design, and they fix nitrogen in the soil which is great for sites with poor soil.
Flowers: Small white flowers
Fruit: Edible bright red fruit
Bark: Smooth grey
Leaves: Deciduous, with silvery elliptical leaves which look like those of an olive tree
Autumn colour: Yellow
Ultimate height: 2.5m
Requirements: Sun to semi-shade. Tolerates heat and frost