A picture of a Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Elaeagnus x submacrophylla 'Gilt Edge'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Oleaster 'Gilt Edge' Overview

Elaeagnus x submacrophylla 'Gilt Edge' is a vigorous evergreen shrub has dark green leaves that are heavily margined with yellow. In autumn it can produce small and fragrant silvery flowers that can develop into orange berries.

Common problems with Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

How to harvest Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Generally not harvested but foliage is occasionally taken for floral arrangements.

How to propagate Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer.

Special features of Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

Hedge plant

Other uses of Oleaster 'Gilt Edge'

This low maintenance shrub can be grown as a screen as it is tolerant of drought and shade. It suits most styles of garden design.