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Ligustrum vulgare 'Atrovirens' (Large Plant)

Privet

Hardy Shrub

Ligustrum vulgare 'Atrovirens' is a vigorous, robust variety of common Privet. This reliable shrub makes a superb free standing shrub or semi-evergreen hedge, even in particularly cold areas and exposed sites. Primarily grown its oval green foliage which forms a dense screen, Ligustrum also produces a good display of small white flowers in midsummer followed by glossy black fruits, giving plenty of interest throughout the growing season. Height and spread: 200cm (78").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
hedges, cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
July
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 3.5 litre potted ligustrum plant

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    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • £11.99
    • 2 x 3.5 litre potted ligustrum plants

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    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • £19.99
Grow Privet in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Plants will tolerate a wide range of soils, from sand to chalk and clay, and areas of pollution.
Ligustrum can be grown as a free-standing shrub or trained as a hedge. Free-standing shrubs will require minimal pruning; simply removed any dead, damaged or diseased growth each spring. Trim hedges in May and again in August. After pruning, mulch plants with 5cm (2”) of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plants. Caution: harmful if eaten.

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