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California Privet 3.79

California Privet 3.79

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California Privet

California privet, scientifically known as Ligustrum ovalifolium, is a versatile and popular evergreen shrub that belongs to the Oleaceae family. Native to Japan and Korea, it has earned its reputation as an excellent choice for landscaping and hedging in various climates due to its numerous attractive features.

The California privet shrub is characterized by its dense, bushy growth habit, typically reaching 6 to 12 feet (1.8 to 3.7 meters) and spreading similarly. It has oval-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves that are 1 to 2 inches long. The leaves are positioned opposite each other along the stems, creating a lush, formal appearance. It produces small, fragrant white flowers in late spring to early summer clusters. These blooms attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, adding to the shrub's aesthetic appeal. Following the flowering period, small, round, dark purple to black berries develop, providing visual interest and a source of food for wildlife.

One of the critical advantages of it is its adaptability to a wide range of dirt types and farming conditions. It grows in complete sun to partisan shade, making it suitable for various landscapes and climates. It's also remarkably resilient and can tolerate drought once established, although regular watering benefits optimal growth.

Gardeners often choose it for creating hedges and privacy screens due to its dense foliage and ability to tolerate pruning and shaping. Maintenance is relatively straightforward, with occasional trimming recommended to maintain the desired shape and size.

 California Privet Is Perfect For Any Garden

 While it has numerous appealing characteristics, it's important to note that it can be invasive in some regions, particularly along the East Coast of the United States. Therefore, you must check with local authorities or horticultural experts to ensure it's suitable for your area and to manage its growth responsibly.

In summary, California privet is a versatile and attractive evergreen shrub prized for its lush foliage, fragrant blooms, and adaptability to various growing conditions. Whether used for hedging, landscaping or as a focal point in your garden, this shrub can add beauty and functionality to outdoor spaces.

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Customer Reviews

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Thomas mannion
From Tennessee to Boston with California privets

One of my funnest transactions evah! I was thrilled to receive the privets. They were the perfect height and well packaged beautiful green and ready to plants. They are doing very well even though it’s been a bit chilly here in Boston. Can’t wait to see them blend in with my existing hedges. I will be ordering more very shortly. Thank you!

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