Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||e-le-AG-nus eb-BING-e-i|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Ideal for foundations, fence lines and background plantings. Plant close to outdoor living spaces to appreciate its fragrant blooms. A fine, dense hedge with plenty of interest in every season. Fast growing, it is an ideal cover-up and at maturity may be pruned into a small accent tree.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Dry Shade|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Euonymus (Euonymus); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
Thrives in light, loamy or sandy, well-drained soil with full to part sun, but tolerates a range of conditions including dry shade and poor soil; avoid soggy soils. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11