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Commonly known as Privet

  • Good to know - mostly used for hedging. The native 'vulgare' is an important wildlife plant.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale, leaf miners, thrips, leaf spot, honey fungus, wilt.
  • Place of Origin - Europe, northern Africa, Himalayas, southwestern and eastern Asia, Australia.
  • Deciduous - semi evergreen, and evergreen shrubs and trees
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.

Buy Varieties of LIGUSTRUM

LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Rotundifolium'

LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Rotundifolium'  >

Commonly known as: Japanese privet.
Very compact habit, with leathery green leaves, a good architectural plant
£12.50 each

LIGUSTRUM lucidum 'Excelsum Superbum'   AWARD

LIGUSTRUM lucidum 'Excelsum Superbum'  >

Commonly known as: Glossy privet, Wax-leaf privet.
Semi-evergreen tree with glossy light green leaves margined with creamy-yellow
£14.50 each

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium

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Commonly known as: Oval-leaf privet.
Common green privet
open ground individually £3.75 each, 10+ £3.25 each
pot grown individually £6.50 each, 10+ £5.00 each

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Argenteum'

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Argenteum'  >

Commonly known as: Silver privet.
Cream edged leaves
individually £10.50 each, 10+ £7.50 each
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LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Aureum'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Golden privet.
Golden variegated privet
individually £10.50 each, 10+ £7.50 each

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