Gold Privet – Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum 30-45cm

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Gold Privet (Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum) are a dense, bushy, evergreen hedges with large glossy, golden leaves. Gold Privet makes an excellent hedging plant and can cope with deep shade under trees as well as full sun. Small white flowers are produced on spikes in mid-spring.

Plant Guide

Gold Privet forms thick barriers of shiny deep golden leaves making it ideal for wind shelter and visual screening. Suitable to plant all year round. Mature plants can tolerate hard pruning in spring, cutting back to the old wood. Plants are easily maintained at a smaller height and spread by annual trimming.

  • Position: full sun, partial shade or shade.
  • Plant 3-4 per metre
  • Soil: will grow in all.
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April Flower colour: white
  • Other features: a very versatile hedging shrub
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Eventual height: 5m
Best Uses

Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum makes a dense hedge that can act as a privacy screen which also provides noise production and shielding against the wind. These qualities make it perfect for urban households that want to add a bit more privacy to their property.

Care Advice

Golden Privet requires watering during its first winter if the weather is dry and will also require a light trim while it is growing. When the plant has fully matured, you can trim it at any time of the year.

Plant Combinations

You can plant shrubs alongside your Gold Privet to create a mixed-styled hedge unique to your property.

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