Green Privet – Ligustrum Ovalifolium Potted 35-50cm

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Green Privet (Ligustrum Ovalifolium) are dense, bushy, evergreen shrubs with large glossy, dark green leaves. It 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, followed by cherry red berries.

Plant Guide

Pot-grown Green Privet (Ligustrum Ovalifolium). Suitable to plant all year round.

  • Position: full sun, partial shade or shade.
  • 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

Plants are easily maintained at a smaller height and spread by annual trimming.

Best Uses

Ligustrum Ovalifolium 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

We recommend pruning in either spring or summer. Mature plants can tolerate hard pruning in spring, cutting back to the old wood. This way the plant can keep its form nice and tidy but you can trim it more often if you have a specific shape in mind.

Plant Combinations

Green Privet is rarely grown with other plants and is usually the main feature in the garden with no need for any companions.

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