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Curled-Leaf Privet

Ligustrum japonicum 'Recurvifolium'

SKU
00919
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationli-GUS-trum juh-PON-ih-kum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth Habit14
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Forsythia (Forsythia); Viburnum (Viburnum); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea)

Provide 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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