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California Privet

Ligustrum ovalifolium

Pronunciation: lig-GUS-trum o-val-ee-FOH-lee-um
SKU #00922
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A fast growing, tough, and reliable shrub featuring rich, dark green oval leaves. Takes very well to shearing, making it a great option for hedges, screens, and windbreaks. Tolerant of pollution and coastal exposures. Deciduous in cooler winter climates; semi-evergreen or evergreen in warm winter areas.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when to 3 to 4 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Waterwise, Multi-Season Interest, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spirea (Spiraea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
Care Tolerant of a wide range of soils, except wet soils. Will naturalize and set seed in optimal conditions. Prune in early spring to prevent flowers and seeding. For formal hedges, prune again in summer to maintain shape.

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