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LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Texanum'

Commonly known as Japanese privet, Wax-leaf privet

Thick, shiny, dark green leaves. Scented white flowers in summer followed by black berries
  • Evergreen
    Ovate, glossy, very dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright, dense shrub. Produces flowers in conical panicles to 15mm (6in) long followed by ovoid-oblong fruit
  • 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

LIGUSTRUM japonicum 'Texanum'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, leaf miners, thrips, leaf spot, honey fungus, wilt
    Place of origin
    Northern China, Korea, Japan
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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