Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'
Golden Privet - 3 litres
Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is a popular shrub with bright gold-margined leaves, often seen as a hedge but also making a fine specimen foliage shrub, valued by flower arrangers. Tough and easy to grow, evergreen in all but the severest winters, producing a flush of fresh leaves in spring. Sweetly scented white flowers open in July on untrimmed shrubs. Makes an attractive, colourful 1.2-2m high hedge. Height and spread as a shrub up to 3m.
Thrives in any ordinary garden soil, in sun or partial shade. For a hedge plant 40-45cm apart. Trim in May and September.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Ligustrum ovalifolium|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Golden Privet|
|Foliage colour||Green, Yellow, Variegated/Patterned|
|Plant type||Evergreen Hedging|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||10 - 20 years|
|Ultimate height||2.6m - 4m|
|Ultimate spread||2.6m - 4m|