ELAEAGNUS

Probably autumn's most wonderfully scented, though insignificant, flowers (E pungens). Pervasive scent in a quiet, misty November.

Genus of about 90 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs and trees mainly from Asia with a few from southern Europe and North America.

Some are cultivated for the acidic berries.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their foliage and small, often very fragrant, flower. Edible berries 1-2.5cm (½ to 1in) long follow the flowers.Good coastal plants. Evergreen varieties make good hedges. Wildlife plant - insects.
    Place of origin
    Asia, southern Europe, North America.

Buy Varieties of ELAEAGNUS

ELAEAGNUS angustifolia

ELAEAGNUS angustifolia

Oleaster, Russian olive

large spiny shrub with fragrant flowers in June and silvery-grey willow-like leaves

 
individually £14.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei

ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei

(now renamed 2017 x submacrophylla) - excellent grey-green foliage, silver on back, good for coastal exposure

 
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£35.00 each 
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ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

quick growing, leaves margined in gold

 
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ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

quick growing, leaves golden variegated

 
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ELAEAGNUS pungens 'Maculata'

ELAEAGNUS pungens 'Maculata'

best known variegated form, leaves deep yellow in centre good for cutting

 
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ELAEAGNUS 'Quicksilver'

ELAEAGNUS 'Quicksilver'

narrow, exceptionally silvery leaves and yellow flowers on this outstanding deciduous shrub which spreads by suckering

 
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£18.50 each 
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£40.00 each 
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£75.00  
ELAEAGNUS x reflexa

ELAEAGNUS x reflexa

green leaves, rusty on back, and rusty coloured stems

 
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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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ELAEAGNUS umbellata

ELAEAGNUS umbellata

Autumn olive

vigorous spreading shrub or small tree. Leaves which are silvery at first maturing to bright green on upper surface. Silvery yellow-white flowers and silvery fruit

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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