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
    Or evergreen trees and shrubs.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Evergreen varieties will grow well in partial shade.
  • 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.
    Pests & Diseases
    Coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Asia, southern Europe, North America.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Can become chlorotic on shallow chalky soil.

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

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

ELAEAGNUS commutata

Silver berry

thicket forming shrub with long elliptic leaves completely covered by silvery scales

 
£16.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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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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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Large
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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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individually £14.00 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

quick growing, leaves golden variegated

 
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individually £14.00 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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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H/STD
£65.00  
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Not available until May 2022 -

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