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5 Golden Privet / Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum, 2-3ft Tall Supplied In 2L Pots


5 xGolden Privet / Ligustrum Ovalifolium Aureum

2-3ft Tall supplied in 2L pots

Golden Privet can be grown as a small formal hedge or a large hedge.Providing a lovely golden yellow colour it is evergreen/semi-evergreen and can provide excellent shelter and privacy.

Growing Details

Common Name: Golden privet
Genus: Ligustrum
Species: ovalifolium
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 3 - 4m
Spread: 400cm
Time to take cuttings: May to June
Flowering period: July to August


The denseness provides an ideal nesting site for small birds.A hedge will grow quite quickly up to about 8-10ft(2.5-3m).For a neat looking it can be clipped 2 times a year.It will tolerate most conditions including shade and exposed areas.Cut the hedge back to 30cm at planting and prune hard in the first 2 years.

The plants have been grown in the nursery for 2 years and will have an excellent root system ready for planting.Plant 15-45cm(6-18 inches) apart depending on how thick you want your hedge to be.


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