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Elaeagnus x ebbingei – Potted

£5.95£23.95

An unusual and striking choice for a hedge, fast growing evergreen shrub with metallic grey-green leaves. This shrub will form a dense wall given time. Perfect for coastal regions. Many inconspicuous but intensely fragrant silvery flowers appear in clusters in autumn, followed by small egg-shaped orange fruits in spring.

Many inconspicuous but intensely fragrant silvery flowers appear in clusters in autumn, followed by small egg-shaped orange fruits in spring.

Ideally grow in full sun on well-drained soil but will tolerate shade. Suitable for exposed positions. Ultimate Height and Spread : 4 metres.

 

Description

Elaeagnus ebbingei, commonly known as Ebbing’s silverberry or oleaster, is a versatile evergreen shrub widely appreciated for its ornamental qualities and practical uses in landscaping. This resilient plant features lustrous, elliptical leaves with a silver-gray hue on their undersides, creating an attractive shimmering effect in the sunlight. With a dense and bushy growth habit, Elaeagnus ebbingei is a popular choice for hedging and screening purposes. Its ability to withstand a variety of soil types and environmental conditions, coupled with its adaptability to pruning, makes it an excellent candidate for creating living boundaries and privacy screens. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this evergreen shrub provides year-round coverage, ensuring a lush and green backdrop even during the winter months. Whether employed for its visual appeal or functional benefits, Elaeagnus ebbingei stands out as a reliable and enduring choice for those seeking an attractive and resilient evergreen option in their landscaping projects.

Ideally grow in full sun on well-drained soil but will tolerate shade. Suitable for exposed positions. Ultimate Height and Spread: 4 metres.

Please see our GUIDE TO PLANTING HEDGES for more info.

Additional information

Preferred Aspect

East-facing;North-facing;West-facing;South-facing

Position

Full sun/partial shade

Soil Type

Chalk;Loam;Sand;Clay

Exposure

Exposed;Sheltered

Flowering Time

Autumn

Foliage

Evergreen

Ultimate Height

4 metres

Ultimate Spread

3 metres

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