Wild Privet Hedge - Ligustrum vulgare

A Wild Privet hedge is fast growing and semi evergreen. The bright green lush leaves provide perfect screening for garden boundaries. In July, creamy white flowers are produced. Wild Privet is quicker growing than the more common cousin, therefore its more suitable for field edges. During hard winters, and transplanting from bareroot a Privet hedge may shed its leaves. During the spring the 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. 

Wild Privet Hedge - Ligustrum vulgare
 
 

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

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