Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum'
|Description||A versatile evergreen with a compact habit and glossy green foliage that responds well to regular pruning into formal topiary, clipped hedges, or small standard trees. Displays a profusion of fragrant, white blooms in spring. Useful as an informal hedge, screen or windbreak. Performs well in containers.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Grows 10 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide in natural form.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Companion Plants||Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Euonymus (Euonymus)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
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This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Bennett Nurseries 7002 Memorial Pkwy. North
Huntsville, Alabama 35810
Lowe's 3505 North Memorial Parkway N.w.
Huntsville, Alabama 35810
The Greenery 210 Campground Road
Brownsboro, Alabama 35741
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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.