Golden privet Ligustrum ovalifolium - Hardy plant

Ligustrum ovalifolium

Golden privet Ligustrum ovalifolium - Hardy plant

Ligustrum ovalifolium
The ultimate hedge
The golden privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium) is ideal for use as a hedge! Simple and functional. In the summer, small white flowers appear on the hedge for a short period of time. A nice extra detail! This winter-hardy hedge retains its colour all year round!
Cut or shape the golden privet, if necessary, in spring and summer. Position the plant in a place with plenty of sunlight. Water the plant sparingly. Water it more during dry periods.
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Golden privet Ligustrum ovalifolium - Hardy plant

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How we measure

From the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant.

Seasonal effects

The appearance of shrubs changes between seasons. From a bare plant lying dormant in winter to fresh greenery in spring, in full bloom during summer to leaves changing colour and dropping in autumn. This is a natural process courtesy of mother nature. Our plants will be delivered accordingly.

Specifications:
Latin name: Ligustrum ovalifolium
Delivery type: Supplied as container plant
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Color: Green,White
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow, Shadow
Green stayer: Yes
Leafs all year: Yes
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Naturalizing: No
Scented: Deliciously Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Flowering: June - August
Growing Height: 150 - 200 cm
Planting distance: 20 - 25 cm
Planting+

Dig a trench for the Ligustrum ovalifolium. Improve the excavated soil with compost and manure. Add some sharp sand to heavy soil. Soak the plants in water for one hour before planting. Divide the hedges into the drench planting five shrubs for every metre. You can also plant a double row of shrubs. The top of the root balls should be flush with ground level in the garden (please note that some land will collapse). Fill with soil, and give it lots of water so that it almost turns into a swamp. It is advised to prune the top of the hedges immediately after planting. Water regularly during the first year after planting.

Care+

Ligustrum ovalifolium is a very strong hedge that requires minimal maintenance. Be sure to prevent the roots from drying out during the first few months after planting. It needs enough light for a good growth. You can also plant some bushes or large perennials next to the hedge. During the winter, compost and cow manure pellets are greatly appreciated.

Privet hedge needs pruning

An Evergreen Privet hedge should be pruned two to four times per year in order to keep a pretty tight shape and not let the hedge grow too wide. It is best to prune the hedge so that it is slightly wider on the bottom and gets trimmer towards the top. If you want a nice straight cut at the top we suggest you use a rope as a guide. It should be first pruned in April, and the second pruning should take place around mid-June. The third pruning should take place in August and the fourth in October.

Extra+

Ligustrum ovalifolium is a very well known hedge plant that keeps some of its leaves in the winter and tolerates pruning very well. If you don't prune too much, cute white flower clusters will start appearing in summer. The flower clusters smell delicious!

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