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ELAEAGNUS 'Quicksilver'

Narrow, exceptionally silvery leaves and yellow flowers on this outstanding deciduous shrub which spreads by suckering
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Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • 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
  • 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 -
  • 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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Elaeagnus - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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