• Oleaster

    Elaeagnus x ebbingei

    From £7.99

    Oleaster ( Elaeagnus x ebbingei) is a tough evergreen hedging plant and shrub suit almost any garden type, making it one of our favourite hedging shrubs. It has small but highly scented creamy white flowers in autumn followed by small orange fruits in spring so it is also widllife friendly.

    Oleaster (Elaeagnus x ebbingei) hedging plants have many features that make them ideal hedging plants for many garden types. Oleaster produces subtly fragrant white flowers in autumn and small orange fruits in spring but it is mainly known for its rich foliage which is dark green with silver speckles, also with silver undersides. 

    This evergreen hedging plant is relatively fast growing but easy to maintain so you will have a lovely, dense hedge with not too much trouble. This hedging plant will provide year round interest and cover whilst also attracting wildlife. 

    More Information
    Berry Colour Orange
    Deciduous No
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour White
    Grows Up To 4m
    Has Berries Yes
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Intruder Proof No
    Privacy Hedge Yes
    Oleaster should be trimmed / pruned in late summer after flowering if your are forming a hedge. This will however strip out the short spurs which bear fruit. If you wish to harvest the fruit or leave for the wildlife, then pruning should be conducted in April & May.

    1. Select Root Type

    Bare Root 

    Bare roots are young plants that are only planted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). We lift bare root plants and despatch them during the planting season but they can be pre-ordered in summer to guarantee your stock. As they are cheaper to grow, they are one of our most affordable hedge planting options and the cheapest way to plant a hedge.

    Root Ball 

    Root ball plants are also seasonal stock as they can only be lifted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). These plants are scooped out of the ground like an ice-cream using machinery to keep their root system intact and wrapped in bio-degradable, hessian sacks.  They are mature plants that provide dense coverage very early on, ideal for when you need a thick hedge quickly. Root ball hedging plants give an instant effect and are a cheaper alternative to instant trough grown hedging. 

    Pot Grown 

    Pot grown plants can be planted year round and they are our mose convenient option of hedging plants. They come in a wide range of sizes, from 10cm to 2.5m so they're suitable for the majority of planting requirements. From small 2L shrubs to large 15L extra tall hedging, there will be a pot grown plant for any garden type. 

    Instant Hedging 

    Our Instant Hedging is grown in troughs or bags that measure 50cm-1 metre in length and carefully clipped during the growing season to create a dramatic, instant hedge effect. If you are looking for a quick fix or an instant impact, Instant Trough Grown hedging is the solution for you. 

    2. Select Size & Quantity:

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    • Oleaster 40/60cm 2L Pot
      (Elaeagnus x ebbingei) Oleaster 40/60cm 2L pot
      40/60cm
      2L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £7.99
      Planting Density:
      3 to 5 per metre
    • Oleaster 40/60cm 5L Pot
      (Elaeagnus x ebbingei) Oleaster 40/60cm 5L pot
      40/60cm
      5L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £14.99
      Planting Density:
      3 per metre
    • Oleaster 80/100cm 10L Pot Grown Hedging Plants
      Oleaster 80/100cm 10L Pot Grown Hedging Plants
      80/100cm
      10L Pot Pot Grown
      Price £29.88 Was £29.99
      Planting Density:
      2 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £240.

    • Oleaster 40/60cm 20L 1 Metre Trough
      Oleaster 40/60cm 20L 1 Metre Trough
      30/40cm 1m Trough 16L
      1m Trough Instant Hedging
      Price £79.99 Was £100.00
      Planting Density:
      1 per metre
      Pallet Delivery - min. Order

      This product requires a pallet delivery which is £60 or free on orders over £240.

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    More Information
    Berry Colour Orange
    Deciduous No
    Semi Evergreen No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour White
    Grows Up To 4m
    Has Berries Yes
    Is Edible No
    Is Native No
    Intruder Proof No
    Privacy Hedge Yes

    Delivery Information

    • Orders £100 and over to mainland UK are delivered FREE for box deliveries
    • Our delivery lead time is 7 -14 days.
    • Orders under £100 to mainland UK £4.99 (box delivery).
    • Orders requiring a pallet delivery, free delivery over £200 or a £30 pallet charge if the order is under £200.
    • Bespoke deliveries that require a dedicated vehicle is a charge of £300 or free on orders over £1000.
    • We can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man, but the delivery cost will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on

    For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £200 for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £200 please call or email us to agree a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page.

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