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botanical name:
Elaeagnus 'Quicksilver'
Elaeagnus 'Quicksilver' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Oleaster
synonyms:  Elaeagnus commutata 'Quicksilver', Elaeagnus angustifolia 'Quicksilver', Elaeagnus angustifolia 'Caspica', Elaeagnus angustifolia var. caspica
family:  Elaeagnaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: silver
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Fast growing deciduous, suckering shrub with silvery shoots and leaves. Small, very fragrant, creamy yellow flowers in late spring or early summer, followed by yellow fruits in autumn.

cultivation:
Reasonable fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade.


other notes:
RHS AGM

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