Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast grower to 8-10 ft. tall, 4 6 ft. wide in natural form.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Hedge Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Botanical Pronunciation:li-GUS-trum tex-AN-um
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast grower to 8-10 ft. tall, 4 6 ft. wide in natural form.
Special features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasThis is probably the most frequently used Privet because it is so adaptable to topiary forms. Available in neat, vertical poodle forms, which are lovely in simple elegant pots flanking the front door or porch steps. Buy pyramid form for topiary gardens to flank walkways and gateways or to position on each corner of a center square knot garden or parterre. Can be used for lush green background foliage or as a large-scale windbreak. Makes an effective sound barrier near busy streets.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune occasionally to maintain size and shape.Pruning time: winter.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.