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Commonly known as Privet

  • Deciduous - semi evergreen, and evergreen shrubs and trees
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • 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 -
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants

Buy Varieties of LIGUSTRUM

LIGUSTRUM confusum

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Commonly known as: Privet.
Large shrub in cultivation or a small tree in its native habitat. Panicles of white fragrant flowers followed by dark blue-purple fruits
£17.50 each

LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Rotundifolium'

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Commonly known as: Japanese privet.
Very compact habit, with leathery green leaves, a good architectural plant
£13.50 each


LIGUSTRUM lucidum  >

Commonly known as: 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
£12.50 each

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium

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Commonly known as: Oval-leaf privet.
Common green privet
NOV-FEB open ground individually £3.75 each, 10+ £3.25 each
pot grown individually £7.50 each, 10+ £6.00 each

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Argenteum'

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Commonly known as: Silver privet.
Cream edged leaves
individually £10.50 each, 10+ £8.50 each

LIGUSTRUM ovalifolium 'Aureum'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Golden privet.
Golden variegated privet
individually £10.50 each, 10+ £8.50 each
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