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PlantFiles: Russian Olive, Oleaster, Ebbinge's Silverberry
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

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Family: Elaeagnaceae
Genus: Elaeagnus (el-ee-AG-nus) (Info)
Species: x ebbingei
Cultivar: Gilt Edge

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive rcn48 On Nov 11, 2004, rcn48 from Lexington, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

We have had this plant growing for several years in our Zone 6a garden. PDB lists it as Zone 7. According to Michael Dirr, "a suspected hybrid between E. macrophylla and E. pungens... 'Gilt Edge' is a particularly handsome form". It is evergreen and brilliant in the shade.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Carlsbad, California
Martinez, California
Burlington, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Memphis, Tennessee
Lexington, Virginia



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