Elaeagnus commutata 'Zempin'

This is an outstanding deciduous shrub with intensely silvery foliage and highly scented, small, pale creamy-yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. More
1 x 3 litre pot 200976-3L £23.95

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Similar to E. ‘Quicksilver’ but with a more upright habit, this is an outstanding, deciduous shrub with intensely silvery foliage and highly scented, small, pale creamy-yellow flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by richly coloured berries in autumn.

Genus Elaeagnus
Group/Species commutata
Variety Zempin
Type Shrub
Common Name Silver Berry
Border Position Border (Back)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 4.5m (15ft)
Spacing 3.0m (10ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Choose a spot that gives this large shrub plenty of space to grow but make sure it is where you can enjoy its heady fragrance. It performs best in a hot dry spot.
Care Tips If required cut back after flowering and mulch annually. This can be pollarded (the crown pruned) to keep compact for smaller gardens.
Flowering May
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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