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LIGUSTRUM

Commonly known as Privet

  • Deciduous
    Semi evergreen, and evergreen shrubs and trees
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    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.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Ligustrum - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LIGUSTRUM

LIGUSTRUM confusum

LIGUSTRUM confusum

Privet

large shrub in cultivation or a small tree in its native habitat. Panicles of white fragrant flowers followed by dark blue-purple fruits

 
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£15.00 each 
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LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Rotundifolium'

LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Rotundifolium'

Japanese privet

very compact habit, with leathery green leaves, a good architectural plant

 
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£15.50 each 
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LIGUSTRUM lucidum

LIGUSTRUM lucidum

Chinese privet

large glossy green pointed leaves and large handsome panicles of white flowers in early autumn. It scarcely looks like a privet at all

 
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£13.00 each 
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LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium

Oval-leaf privet

common green privet

 
NOV-FEB open ground
MULTIBUY
individually £3.75 each , 10+ £3.25 each 
pot grown
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individually £8.50 each , 10+ £8.00 each 
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LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Argenteum'

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Argenteum'

Silver privet

cream edged leaves

 
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individually £11.50 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
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LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Aureum'

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Aureum'

Golden privet

golden variegated privet

 
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individually £11.50 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
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