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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

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  • Evergreen - ovate, or oval, tapered, glossy, dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tall Shrub - flowers are followed by blue-black fruit
  • Tree
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, leaf miners, thrips, leaf spots, honey fungus, wilt
  • Place of origin - China, Korea, Japan
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - to 20cm (8in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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