Ligustrum ovalifolium is a vigorous, upright glossy green ,oval-leaved bushy shrub. It is commonly used as 'privet' hedging, but left unpruned becomes a shaggy tree. Small white fragrant flowers in pointed clusters appear between June and July, which are highly attractive to bees. Round black berry fruits are borne in autumn.

 

Size:

Ultimate height - 4–8 metres

Time to ultimate height - 10–20 years

Ultimate spread - 2.5–4 metres

 

Growing conditions:

Chalk

Clay

Loam

Sand

 

Moisture:

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

 

pH:

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

 

Position:  Full sun

 

Aspect:

North–facing or South–facing or East–facing or West–facing

Exposure -Exposed or Sheltered

 

Hardiness:

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Ligustrum ovalifolium

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