Privet Hedge - Ligustrum ovalifolium

Privet hedging is a fast growing and a semi evergreen hedge plant. The bright green, lush leaves of Privet provide perfect screening for garden boundaries. In July, a flush of creamy white flowers are produced. During hard winters, and transplanting from bareroot a Privet hedge may shed its leaves. During the spring a fresh set of leaves will reappear.

Its best to plant Bare Root hedging in a double staggered row, and Pot Grown / Rootballed hedging in a single row.

Plant Spacing:
Bare Root. When planting smaller (60cm and below) plants you will need 6 plants per metre, and for the medium size (60cm and above) you will need 5 per metre, and for the larger size (90cm and above) plants you will need 4.5 per meter. 

Pot Grown / Root Balled. When planting smaller (80cm and below) plants you will need 5 plants per metre, and for the medium size (80cm and above) you will need 4 per metre, and for the larger size (120cm and above) plants you will need 3 to 3.5 per meter. 

Now available to buy in easy 1 metre packs. Each metre pack contains 5 plants. Simply plant 2 staggered rows mixing the plants to make a wonderful hedge. Each row should be 30cm apart, and each plant 40cm apart in row. Simply add how many metres of hedge you need to your basket and we will work out the mix and quantity for you. 

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Privet Hedge - Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet Hedge - Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet Hedge - Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet Hedge - Ligustrum ovalifolium
 
 

Key Facts
Likes all types of soil Likes sun or shade White flowers Evergreen Fruit for birds Good nesting for birds
Full hardy Annual growth 25cm to 35cm Final height 3.0m Final spread 1.5m

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