California Privet bushes for hedges -
California Privet Shrubs are fast growing semi-evergreen shrubs that are commonly used for shrub hedges and privacy hedges. The oval shaped dark green leaves of the fast growing shrub California Privet provide a great backdrop for the small white flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. These blooms give way to tiny black fruit that is enjoyed by birds.
California Privet hedge spacing should be 4 to 5 feet apart.
Fertilizing Privet can be done in spring or early fall. Broadcast 3/4 of 15-5-15 or 15-5-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet of privet hedge. Prune your privet hedge in spring or immediately after flowering.
This fast growing semi-evergreen shrub creates a beautiful privacy hedge growing 10 to 15 feet tall. While common privet is invasive, California Privet and Japanese Privet are appropriate choices for hedges and as they can be easily controlled in a landscape or garden setting.
The fragrance emitted by the flowers of California Privet Ligustrum ovalifolium is considered to be somewhat unpleasant. Pruning at this time will prevent this situation. All parts of this plant is poisonous to humans. Deer, rabbit and drought resistant.
California Privet ships as 1 to 2 foot tall plants - 5 plants per order.
Plants shipping to CA and AZ addresses will be bare rooted before being prepped for shipping.
- Category: Shrubs, Bare Root Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Privacy Hedge Shrubs, Evergreen Shrubs, Fast Growing Shrubs
- Plant Type: Evergreen
- Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial
- Soil Condition: Dry, Well Drained
- Bloom Season: Summer
- Bloom Color: White
- Mature Height: 10 - 15ft
- Growth Rate: Fast-Growing
- Planting Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
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