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Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants


Oleaster hedging

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Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants are also known by their common name Oleaster and make for a delightful evergreen hedge. The green foliage of Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants bears small silver spots and silvery-white undersides, creating a silver-green shimmering effect. Oleaster hedges produce highly scented flowers in the autumn and orange berries in the spring, giving unusual seasonal interest, as the flowers and berries normally appear in the reverse order.

  • Best Features: Silvery-green evergreen foliage, spring orange berries, wildlife friendly, autumn flowers, year-round interest
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1m - 4m high
  • Growth Rate: Average to Fast | 40-60cm a year
  • Position: Any normal or dry soil, full shade to sunny, coastal (very good at the coast) and inland exposure, avoid wet sites.
  • Also Consider: Portuguese Laurel for an evergreen hedge with a slightly different foliage colour to Elaeagnus × ebbingei, or take a look at our coastal hedging plants range for more inspiration. more ›
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Oleaster hedge (Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants) description

A spectacular evergreen, Elaeagnus hedging is admired for its fragrant, bell-shaped, small white flowers and orange berries which, unusually, are produced in the spring as opposed to the autumn, against bronze coloured stems. Oleaster hedges have wonderful grey or silvery green foliage and make a marvellous garden hedge, providing year-round cover and interest to wildlife.

Best uses for Elaeagnus hedging

A useful coastal hedging plant, Oleaster is a hardy variety and will suit all but very cold and wet sites, growing best in a shady spot. An attractive bushy shrub, Elaeagnus × ebbingei makes a great windbreak, noise barrier and quick growing screen, whilst providing seasonal interest.

Combine Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants with

An Oleaster hedge looks fantastic when planted alone, although you can also compliment Elaeagnus × ebbingei with other shrubs for hedging to create a tapestry effect.

Growth rate of Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedging

Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants are fast growing and can achieve approximately 40-60cm per year. An Oleaster hedge is perfect for heights up to 4m.

Care advice for Oleaster hedges

Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants are low maintenance and do not require any routine trimming. However, should you wish to shape your Oleaster hedge, this should be carried out in autumn and any diseased, damaged or dead shoots should be cut away in mid-spring. Please view our Hedging Care Advice page for further information.

Recommended planting density for Elaeagnus hedging

For information on planting density, specific to your Oleaster hedge, please see the product table below. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Elaeagnus hedging plants are available to purchase year-round as Pot Grown plants.

Overall, the majority of our Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants are grown by our UK experts who are extremely skilled in nursery growing. On the rare occasion that we do source our plants from outside of the UK, we endeavour to make certain our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At Best4hedging, we strive to make sure that your Elaeagnus hedging arrives in the freshest condition and that it is of the highest quality, all whilst maintaining our terrific prices. Rest assured, you can buy Elaeagnus × ebbingei hedge plants online with complete confidence.

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One hedging plant damaged and broken stems required pruning
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All plants same size & in good condition
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Really good quality plants at reasonable cost
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