Ligustrum ovalifolium (Green Privet) - Bare root Hedging
Popular, fast growing, semi-evergreen hedging, establishing quickly to create a dense and formal screen. Bears clusters of white flowers in July if left unclipped. Frequently planted in both urban and suburban sites. Depending on the density of hedging required, we suggest planting 5 to 7 plants per metre run, in staggered rows.
Plant Type: Hedging
Hardiness: H5: Hardy - Cold Winter (-15C to -10C)
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): 2.5m
Pot Size: Supplied as bare root hedging
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: No
RHS Award of Garden Merit: No
RHS Plants for Pollinators: No
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Soil Type: Loam, Chalk, Clay, Sand
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun, Partial shade
Planting Style: Flower Beds and Borders, Cottage Garden, Informal Garden.
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): July
Sowing / Planting (from - to): November, December, January, February, March
Typically Available (from - to): November, December, January, February, March
Plant immediately, or plunge in soil or compost to protect the roots, until you are ready to plant in their permanent positions. Planting and caring for a new hedge is very similar to that for any new tree or shrub. Good soil preparation beforehand will give your hedge the best start in life. Prepare the ground by digging over a strip 60-90cm (2-3ft) wide and one spit (or spade blade) deep. If a herbicide (weedkiller) has not been used beforehand, remove all weeds. Add organic matter, such as garden compost or a proprietary tree and shrub planting mix, spreading it over the soil and mix into top 25cm (10in) of soil with a fork (forking in). Rake in general-purpose fertiliser, such as Growmore. Soils that become waterlogged in winter may require a permanent drainage system. Alternatively, form the soil into a ridge about 15-20cm (6-8in) high and 50-70cm (20-28in) across to plant into.
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