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Ligustrum vulgare

Ligustrum vulgare - Common Privet

Ligustrum vulgare - Common Privet

More About Ligustrum vulgare

  • Panicles of profuse, fragrant, white flowers
  • Its black berries ripen in October
  • Large, narrow to vase-shaped shrub
  • Usually used as deciduous hedging
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

Potential invasive species

Zone:

5

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

White
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Common Privet Growing and Maintenance Tips

Privet is a fast-growing shrub that tolerates a wide range of conditions. Vigorous and rebounding quickly after heavy pruning, it is frequently used as hedging.


Ligustrum vulgare Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Ligustrum vulgare

Ligustrum amurense

Ligustrum amurense

Amur Privet

Ligustrum x ibolium

Ligustrum x ibolium

Ibolium Privet