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Privet

Ligustrum ovalifolium

Also known as

California Privet, Garden Privet, Oval-Leaved Privet, Oval leaf privet, Silver privet, Green privet

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4.5m

Max

5m

2m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Privet Overview

It will form a thick mass of upright branches and can be used for hedging. The leaves will need full sun to become variegated with yellow.

Common problems with Privet

How to propagate Privet

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Special features of Privet

Attracts butterflies

Other uses of Privet

Banks, hedging, specimen. Summer interest. Tolerates coastal conditions.

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