Elaeagnus Pungens Gold Rim


A bushy, evergreen shrub with glossy dark- green leaves narrowly edged with golden-yellow. It has spiny branches and bears small, fragrant, white flowers in autumn followed by brown fruits that turn red. Height of 4m and a Spread of 4m after 10-20 years.


Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.