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.
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