||Elaeagnus x ebbingei
||Evergreen shrub with spineless branches. Green foliage has silver scales on the surface. Brown scales on stems and new growth. Fragrant blooms followed by red fall fruit. Can be semi-evergreen, takes sheering and pruning well. An ideal selection for a hedge or privacy screen. Consider using in foundation planting.
|Height x Width
||8' H x 8' W
||Requires little water once established.
||Fertilize in spring with a well balanced fertilizer. Follow label instructions.
||Prune as needed to maintain shape and size.
This dense evergreen shrub with upright has spineless branches densely dressed with silver-scaled green foliage. The stems and new growth are accentuated by brown scales. Very small, intensely fragrant flowers open in the Fall and are followed by small red berries. Stays evergreen in mild winter climates and will tolerate all but extremely soggy soils. It is as happy in full sun as it is in deep shade making it an all-around great choice for many landscape applications.