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Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Oleaster hedging

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Elaeagnus × ebbingei, or Elaeagnus × submacrophylla 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: 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.
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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. 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, as well as Instant Trough Grown hedging units.

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.

Showing 20 of our total 127 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 127 reviews for Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 127 ratings.
March 10, 2021 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Healthy strong plants. Plenty of root growth on the bare rooted. Well packaged.

February 17, 2021 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Strong plants not pot bound.

February 15, 2021 | Alison Wood
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Healthy large plants as described for size.

February 11, 2021 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

As Above

February 10, 2021 | Craig Dymock
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Excellent

January 31, 2021 | William Hudson
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

As Above

January 18, 2021 | Alison Bartlett
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

I ordered a couple of large specimens and was not disappointed. Easy to use website and customer service is very helpful with emails updating me.

January 4, 2021 | Margaret Baxter
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

As Above

November 22, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Both bushes arrived in excellent condition and, so far, doing well.

November 7, 2020 | Sally Iles
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Great plants, good quality. Arrived in good condition and are doing well planted. Easy hedge to establish

October 10, 2020 | Kate Dunn
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

As Above

September 20, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Good size nice plant happy with this one

September 20, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Lovely plant with good growth to match the ones I have. Very happy customer.

August 26, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Seem to be good quality,healthy plants.Good rootball.

August 25, 2020 | Marina Stevenson
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Good quality plants. They arrived in very good condition.

August 14, 2020 | Vicky Metcalfe
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Healthy looking hedging, very pleased with product

July 14, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

All ok . Good quality plants in good condition

July 11, 2020 | L Eccles
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Although purchased during drought, the trees were in good condition.Some were freshly potted from the field but arrived satisfactory.Reliable for good Hedge plants of various kinds, both are root and pot grown

June 29, 2020 | Louise Myers
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Excellent

April 21, 2020 | Anonymous
Elaeagnus x ebbingei hedge plants

Excellent

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