The key forest-forming species are poplar, "loch" (Elaeagnus
), willow, tamarisk and others.
Instead of olives - use Elaeagnus
x ebbingei and Phillyrea angustifolia Olives have been the hardest hit by Xylella in Italy.
Quicker growing and hardier alternatives include Elaeagnus
x ebbingei, Phillyrea angustifolia, Rhamnus alaternus and (deciduous) Elaeagnus
have a tendency to produce shoots that revert back to type, so cut off any all-green shoots as soon as they are seen, otherwise their stronger habit will eventually take over, ruining the variegated effect.
Plant structural evergreens at the back of the border such as Elaeagnus
x ebbingei or Viburnum tinus.
Summary: This article presents the isolation of two new compounds namely 2-(1-hydroxy-2-methylpropyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-methyl-1H-indole-4,7-diol (1) related to the class of indole alkaloid and propyl 4-(3, 4-dihydroxyhexyl)benzoate (2) related to the class of aromatic ester from the chloroform and petroleum ether fraction of Elaeagnus
To screen them off, large evergreen shrubs like photinia escallonia or elaeagnus
are brilliant foliage covers.
Autumn olive (Elaeagnus
umbellata) and Russian olive (Elaeagnus
angustifolia) were introduced in the 1830s from Asia for wildlife cover and food.
and Aucuba are strategically placed to provide an evergreen winter screen to hide next doors conservatory and I also included a couple of buddleias for the bees and butterflies.
Other studies have reported that beavers use Russian olives and other native and nonnative species within the genus Elaeagnus
, but use is usually minor (Novak, 1999; Lesica and Miles, 2004; Voelker and Dooley, 2008).
Think Viburnum tinus, cornus, elaeagnus
, ribes, ceanothus, forsythia, mahonia, philadelphus, griselinia and cherry laurel (Prunus lusitanica) - all species that are easily propagated and cared for.