Elaeagnus Olive Martini Shrubs for Sale Online
Olive Martini Elaeagnus produces vibrant colored evergreen foliage that is edged in gold. Sometimes called Silverberry it creates a striking display in the sunny border or when used as a privacy screen or buffer planting.
About Your Olive Martini Elaeagnus
Olive Martini Elaeagnus produces vibrant foliage edged in gold that creates a striking display in the sunny border. Excellent as a hedge, backdrop or specimen, Olive Martini provides sturdy structure and stable consistent color. Silvery new growth adds seasonal interest to this evergreen shrub.
|Mature Height:||12 to 15 feet|
|Mature Width:||10 to 12 feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved evergreen shrub|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Habit:||Densely branched, spreading|
|Foliage:||Dark Green lined with Gold|
|Pruning Season:||Prune in spring after flowering|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or privacy screen. Excellent for use as a container specimen|
How to Care for Olive Martini Elaeagnus
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Olive Martini Elaeagnus plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Olive Martini Elaeagnus to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.