A dense evergreen shrub, Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' foliage boasts irregular golden margins, surrounding dark green centres. The broad, ovate leaves of Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' are accompanied in autumn by fragrant, white flowers which are occasionally followed by orange berries in winter. Although neither the flowers nor berries are particularly significant. Ideal for seaside locations, Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' will withstand cold sea winds as well as dry soils. Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' makes a fantastic unusual formal hedge or informal garden border.
Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' hedges are widely recommended for coastal situations where other species may not be tough enough to withstand the cold weather. However, Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' also does well in dry soils and full sun, so it's a great all rounder!
Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' can be trimmed into a neat shape for formal garden hedging or used in garden borders. It has a dense, rounded habit, making it perfect for low-medium privacy screening.
Why not mix your Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' with some of our other hedging shrub varieties.
Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' is good at heights of 1-2m and has an average growth rate, achieving 20-40cm per year.
Trim Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' in spring to allow for optimum flower production in autumn. Please view the Best4hHedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.
For information on planting density, specific to Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge', please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
We have wonderful quality pot grown Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' plants available to buy year round.
The majority of our 'Gilt Edge' hedging plants are UK grown by our skilled experts who have years of nursery growing experience. On the odd occasion that we source Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' hedges from outside of the UK we endeavour to make sure that our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge' plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Oleaster online with complete confidence.