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Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

Gilt Edge Silverberry

Olive

Comments

A dense evergreen shrub, producing large, bright, gold foliage with dark green margins; subtle, silvery-white flower clusters in fall have a wonderful fragrance; a great landscape shrub that can be maintained as a screen or hedge; prune out reversions

Description

A dense evergreen shrub, producing large, bright, gold foliage with dark green margins; subtle, silvery-white flower clusters in fall have a wonderful fragrance; a great landscape shrub that can be maintained as a screen or hedge; prune out reversions

Landscape Attributes

Gilt Edge Silverberry is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Gilt Edge Silverberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Hedges/Screening;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Gilt Edge Silverberry will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 feet

10 feet

alkaline

clay

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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