ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

Quick growing, leaves golden variegated
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    leathery leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, rounded to spreading shrub. Produces flowers 1cm (½in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ELAEAGNUS x ebbingei 'Limelight'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Renamed E x submacrophylla 'Limelight'. Ideal for coastal planting.
    Pests & Diseases
    Coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Can become chlorotic on shallow chalky soil.
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Elaeagnus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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