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Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' (Oleaster 'Gilt Edge')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

Other names

Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Genus

Elaeagnus Elaeagnus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gilt Edge' _ 'Gilt Edge' is a dense, rounded, medium-sized evergreen shrub bearing broadly ovate, dark green leaves with irregular yellow margins.. Small, fragrant, silvery flowers are sometimes followed by orange berries.


Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Flower

White, Insignificant or absent in Autumn

Foliage

Yellow, Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Elaeagnus sucker Elaeagnus sucker

Coral spot Coral spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' (Oleaster 'Gilt Edge') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Hedging/Screens, Beds and borders, Drought Tolerant, Cottage/Informal, Banks and Slopes, Low Maintenance, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

Other names

Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Genus

Elaeagnus Elaeagnus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gilt Edge' _ 'Gilt Edge' is a dense, rounded, medium-sized evergreen shrub bearing broadly ovate, dark green leaves with irregular yellow margins.. Small, fragrant, silvery flowers are sometimes followed by orange berries.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Bushy, Rounded


Colour

Flower

White, Insignificant or absent in Autumn

Foliage

Yellow, Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Elaeagnus sucker

Specific diseases

Coral spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' (Oleaster 'Gilt Edge') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Hedging/Screens, Beds and borders, Drought Tolerant, Cottage/Informal, Banks and Slopes, Low Maintenance, Foliage only

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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