ELAEAGNUS 'Quicksilver'

Narrow, exceptionally silvery leaves and yellow flowers on this outstanding deciduous shrub which spreads by suckering
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Narrowly elliptic, tapered leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Fast-growing, pyramidal shrub. Produces yellow flowers to 1cm (½in) long in clusters in the leaf axils from silvery buds followed by scaly, yellow fruit in autumn
  • 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 'Quicksilver'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £40.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/STD £70.00  
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Coral spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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