Privet / Golden Privet
VIGOROUS, SEMI EVERGREEN, BEST IN FULL SUN
Price range: £4.99 – £69.99 inc VAT
Ligustrum ovalifolium / Aureum
- Delightful Formal Hedge
- Provides a dense semi-evergreen screen
- Full Sun encourages brightness of leaves
- 2-3 annual trims maintains shape
- Golden privet makes the best hedges.
- Privet makes good specimen shrubs or borders.
Extremely popular in urban gardens as Privet Hedges happily withstand shade and pollution. They have an attractive scented white flower that appears in spring and summer followed by black fruits. They are easy to grow and thrive in most garden situations.
Hedging: 3 plants per metre in a double row and 2 plants in a single row.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade. Best coloured foliage in full sun
Growth Rate: On average 2-2ft 6 inches (60cm – 79cm) a year in ideal soil conditions. Eventual unclipped height 4 metres.
Planting time: In autumn or spring.