Viveleg Oleaster Trees – Elaeagnus Ebbingei Viveleg


Elaeagnus Ebbingei Viveleg, more commonly known as Viveleg Oleaster Trees, are a superb choice for gardeners and landscapers seeking year-round interest and adaptability. Their bi-coloured foliage, high resilience, and compact growth habit make them an excellent tree choice for a variety of environments in the UK.

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Viveleg Oleaster Trees (Elaeagnus Ebbingei Viveleg)

Elaeagnus Ebbingei Viveleg, more commonly known as Viveleg Oleaster Trees, are a superb choice for gardeners and landscapers seeking year-round interest and adaptability. Their bi-coloured foliage, high resilience, and compact growth habit make them an excellent tree choice for a variety of environments in the UK.

Why Viveleg Oleaster Makes a Great Tree Choice

Attractive Foliage: Viveleg Oleaster Trees boast vibrant, variegated foliage, featuring green centres and golden margins. This vibrant display creates year-round interest and appeal.

Adaptable Growth: These trees can be shaped into full standard trees, pleached trees, or topiary forms, offering great flexibility and allowing gardeners to use them for diverse landscaping needs.

Highly Resilient: Viveleg Oleasters are known for their hardiness. They tolerate a wide range of soil types and can thrive even in challenging environmental conditions such as coastal or urban areas.

Comparison to Other Tree Options

Viveleg Oleaster Trees present several unique benefits compared to other tree species:

Distinctive Appeal: Their distinctive, bi-coloured foliage sets them apart from most tree varieties, offering a unique aesthetic appeal.

Space Efficiency: The compact growth habit of Viveleg Oleasters makes them an ideal choice for gardens where space is a concern, outshining larger, more sprawling tree varieties.

Low Maintenance: Their resilience and adaptability mean that they require less maintenance than many other tree species, making them an excellent choice for novice gardeners or those seeking low-maintenance options.

Viveleg Oleaster Trees in the UK Climate

Viveleg Oleasters are particularly suited to the UK’s temperate climate. They withstand cold winters well, and their foliage maintains its vibrant colours year-round, ensuring constant visual interest.

Features or Requirements

Viveleg Oleaster Trees prefer well-drained soil and enjoy full sun to partial shade. While they are tolerant of many conditions, they will thrive with regular watering and a yearly application of a general-purpose fertiliser. They are relatively low-maintenance but benefit from occasional pruning to maintain their shape and density.

Landscaping Potential

In landscaping, Viveleg Oleasters present a plethora of possibilities. As full standard trees, they are visually striking, providing a vibrant focal point in any garden. When pleached, they create a dense, attractive living screen, ideal for privacy or wind protection. As topiary trees, their dense, variegated foliage can be shaped into various forms, from lollipop trees to more intricate designs, offering a wealth of architectural interest.


In summary, Elaeagnus Ebbingei Viveleg, or Viveleg Oleaster Trees, are a highly versatile, visually striking choice for any garden. Their year-round visual interest, resilience, and adaptability make them a highly valued tree choice in the UK. Whether you’re seeking privacy, a striking focal point, or a resilient tree for challenging conditions, Viveleg Oleaster Trees can provide an attractive solution.

1. Style

Full Standard, Boxhead, Feathered, Multi Stem, Pleached, Half Standard Pleached, Umbrella, Half Standard, Espalier, Mini Standard, Ball, Cone, Spiral, Cube, Cloud Form, Cube Spiral, Cube Multiball, Cube Ball Cone, Pom-pom, Lollipop, Archway, Twisted Stem, Triple Lollipop, Multiball 2, Multiball 3, Dome, Cylinder, Pyramid, Cylindrical Dome, Twisted Stem, Unique, Bonsai, Instant Hedge, Instant Screen, Hedging Plants

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Moderate Growth

Costal Growing








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