Ligustrum japonicum 'Recurvifolium'Item #0919 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 11
Large, upright, broad-leaved evergreen shrub, highly adaptable and easy to grow. Lustrous dark green, wavy foliage creates a handsome small accent tree, foundation hedge, or privacy screen. Excellent for use as a container specimen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:li-GUS-trum ja-PON-i-kumPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 24Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Late SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleContemporaryCompanion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Forsythia (Forsythia); Viburnum (Viburnum); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune regularly to maintain size and shape.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.