Details
'Gilt Edge' is a vigorous medium-sized evergreen shrub with broadly-ovate dark green leaves margined with yellow. Small, fragrant, silvery flowers sometimes followed by orange berries

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect
South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Sheltered or Exposed

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil
Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
2.5-4 metres
Ultimate spread
2.5-4 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows best in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Tolerant of full shade, dry soils and coastal winds but may become chlorotic on shallow chalky soils
Propagation
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Hedging & Screens Flower borders and beds Drought Resistant Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 9
Pests
May be vulnerable to elaeagnus sucker but generally pest free
Diseases
May be affected by coral spot or a leaf spot (fungal) see leaf damage on woody plants

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Elaeagnus 'Gilt Edge'

£7.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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