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Lodense Privet

Ligustrum vulgare 'Lodense'

Pronunciation: li-GUS-trum vol-GAY-ree
SKU #05845
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A handsome dwarf privet with a dense habit and rich green foliage that shears well. If not pruned, panicles of lightly-scented white flowers appear late spring to early summer, followed by black ornamental berries in late summer. An excellent choice for low hedges. A very easy to grow and versatile shrub. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring and Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Fragrant
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas The privet of choice for colder climates. An excellent hedge that never needs clipping as it won't exceed four feet tall. Though too small for screening, it's perfect for foundation planting against buildings, walls and fences. With its lush green foliage, it's also perfect for formal gardens as a hedge or sheared specimen. Ideal background greenery for perennial and flowering shrub beds.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spirea (Spiraea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Forsythia (Forsythia); Weigela (Weigela); Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea)
CARE
Care Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune immediately after flowering to minimize self-seeding and to shape.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.