Escallonia Gold Ellen

 

Escallonia Gold Ellen. This large evergreen garden shrub is grown for its bright golden leaves which stay on the plant all year. Small clusters of tiny white coloured flowers are produced in spring. Height and spread approx. 90cm. Ideal for use in a border or as a patio container.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, hardy.

 

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.