Hedge Xpress Elaeagnus x Limelight

Elaeagnus x Limelight more information

Elaeagnus x Limelight may be grown for its striking yellow and lime-green foliage but it offers so much more – fragrant flowers in September- October, unbeatable hardiness, unfussy and supremely versatile. It will stand up to the wind and is happy on the coast. It’s a truly exceptional all-rounder.

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Elaeagnus x Limelight Hedging at-a-glance

Elaeagnus × Limelight

Foliage Type: Evergreen 

Flowers: Creamy-white flowers in late autumn.

Hardiness: ✯✯✯✯✯

Ease of maintenance: ✯✯✯✯✯

Drought Resistance: ✯✯✯✯ 

Growth Rate: Medium

Soil type: Well-drained and fertile

Wet/Dry: Does not tolerate waterlogging.

Preferred situation: Sun or Partial Shade

Height: 3.0m

Spread: 3.0m

Soil and Situation:Any soil, any aspect, any position – there are some plants that disaprove the addage ‘too good to be true’ and Elaeagnus x ebbingei ‘Limelight’ is one of them.

Maintenance: Extremely easy to grow, requiring just an annual trim. Cut back any especially long and/or out-of-place shoots with secateurs. Any new growth displaying plain green foliage should be cut right back.

Versatility: As a specimen plant it will bring year-round cheer to any border or shrubbery. Equally, it can be easily clipped to form an attractive informal hedge.