An easy-to-grow hardy shrub that is tolerant of most soils and situations, and.
Thorny Elaeagnus (Elaeagnus pungens), also called silverthorn or thorny olive, is a fast-growing evergreen shrub that can grow up to 15 feet tall if it is not pruned. Silverthorn is tolerant of Missing: Osprey FL. Costs for Related Projects in Osprey, FL. Install Landscaping.- 4, Trim or Remove Trees & Shrubs.
Tolerates drought and poor soil.
- 1, View other Lawn & Garden costs. Get Local Quotes. Pruning Elaeagnus. Trim back unwanted branches in spring. Avoid removing wood that is more than a few years old. Trim hedges in early and late summer. On variegated forms, promptly remove any green reverted shoots to keep the variegated format. Propagating ElaeagnusMissing: Osprey FL. Fortunately, these shoots can be pruned away (flower arrangers prize them) to give the shrub a neater look; it also can be sheared into a nice hedge.
Grayish green, wavy-edged, 1- to 3 inches-long leaves have rusty dots that give them a brown tint; spiny branches are also covered with rusty dots. Shrub has an overall olive drab treedelimbing.clubg: Osprey FL. Jul 04, If the need arises, you can do heavy pruning between February and March.
Elaeagnus reacts very well to pruning. The shrubs are vigorous and regrow rapidly. It is for this reason that they are also grown as hedges. You can cut them at will. By performing a regular pruning of the hedges, you will have a denser bush. No related treedelimbing.clubg: Osprey FL. Grow elaeagnus where you need a large, assertive shrub.
Don’t plan on shearing it into some regular (i.e., square) form, because it will rebel with long shoots you’ll have to remove one-by-one. Indeed, plant it where it can grow to be 5 or 6 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide. As one example of an effective use, were you to set 5-gallon-sized Missing: Osprey FL. May 04, Most of it has been pruned back leaving the main"trunks" some of which are 6 inches in diameter. many of these have been distorted by the wind and are consequently growing at an angle of about 30 treedelimbing.clubg: Osprey FL.