The Chinese South Privet, Ligustrum sinense, is an abundant semi-evergreen small tree or large shrub, most commonly found invading the understory of moist areas. Copious amounts of fruits are produced. The berries turn black when ripe and are gobbled up by birds, which spread the seeds far and wide. The foilage is sometimes so thick that nothing can grow underneath the shrub. It usually reaches a height of 15 feet and has pretty white flowers in the late spring. Its oval leaves are dark green.
Dense Evergreen Makes a Great Hedge The Golden Vicary Privet, Ligustrum X vicaryi ‘Golden Vicary’, is a large, hardy shrub with dense branches. They would make a great specimen shrub as well as borders, privacy screens & hedges. The Golden Vicary Privet is valued for its golden leaves. This lovely golden-leafed privet grows 8-10 feet high & wide with a vase-like or oval shape. Upright stems are covered with bright golden leaves in full sun, light green in shade. Aromatic, tubular-shaped, white flowers arrive in late spring. The flowers on the Golden Vicary Privet attract butterflies & other pollinators. Late spring and into summer the blooms change to small, dark, berry-like fruits. They add a layer of contrast against the bright foliage. The Golden Vicary Privet tolerates dry soil and looks its best when not pruned, although it can be pruned if it is being used as a hedge. Golden Vicary Privet prefers sun to partial shade; best appearance for leaf color is in full sun. This is a very hardy plant that adapts too many soil and moisture conditions. For an easy to grow, bright evergreen, the Golden Privet is a great choice. * Dense shrub makes a great hedge * Easy to grow * White spring blooms attract butterflies * Brilliant color year round.
Fast Growing HedgeIt is a short list of shrubs that beat out privet for making a great hedge. Privet can be found from Europe through Asia and across the Americas. It can be clipped and trimmed like a military haircut or gracefully spreading like a billowing dress. It is equally at home along the edges of a garden, hemming in a palace or defining the foundation of a shopping mall.The Regal Privet (Ligustrum obtusifolium var. regelianum) is a lower form of this hardy shrub. Left to its own devises it has beautiful spreading branches that mature to a fountain-like hedge. Pruned, it makes a tight form that is the perfect garden backdrop, foundation-hider or walk-edger.Though it is grown for its dense foliage that makes an impenetrable wall, it also blooms for you. The small fragrant white flowers are freely produced, followed by dark blue berries that persist into the winter. Birds and wildlife love them.’Regal’ Privet works well as a specimen or in masses. It is semi-evergreen, grows fast and tops out at 10-’12’ if you let it. It is highly adaptable to many urban stress situations, so plant it in your toughest places.’Regal’ Privet prefers moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade in humid southern environments, but is one of the better deciduous hedges for northern climates, too.It is a tough plant, a hard worker and will be a boon to your garden. Order yours today!* White Flowers in Spring* Dark Berries Through Winter* Adaptable and Prunable.
Fast-Growing, Hardy Shrub with Brilliant Foliage All Year Sunshine Ligustrum, Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’, is a fast-growing, compact shrub with ornamental foliage. These make a lively border, and would certainly dress up your walkway, creating a cheery welcome for guests. Your Sunshine Ligustrum is a variety of Privet with golden foliage all summer long. Its golden color is enhanced by sun exposure, so use this in places where its optima color can be realized. You’ll adore how the new leaves emerge light green in the spring before transitioning to their bright colors for summer. The small oval leaves’ glossy surface is a warm invitation to the sun’s illuminating rays. Your Sunshine Ligustrum will hold onto its golden color for winter, adding a slight orange tint to spice up the dreary winter landscape. Sunshine Ligustrum will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It’s a multi-stemmed shrub with an upright, spreading nature. It’s fast-growing and long lived (under optimal conditions reaching up to 30 years or more). Deer tend to pass Sunshine Ligustrum by, as do other common pests. Its dense nature is terrific for topiary, so if you feel a creative urge to prune it into a unique shape, it will certainly be amenable. Your Sunshine Ligustrum is the type of shrub gardeners love to rave about! It will adapt to many spots in your landscape, you can choose to prune it or leave it natural, pests don’t bother it and its color lasts all year round. There is no downside to this remarkable, ornamental shrub so plant one today and begin to reap its rich rewards. * Evergreen shrub with bright color * 4-season interest * Deer resistant * Heat tolerant * Mildew resistant * Fast growing * Urban tolerant * Long lived * Insect resistant * Salt tolerant * Great for topiary * Drought tolerant * Adaptive to a variety of soil conditions.
Fast Growing, Versatile, Variegated Shrub Variegated Privet is an evergreen shrub that, just as the name implies, features ornamental foliage and year-round appeal. These would make a wonderful hedge along the side of your home, or even plant just one for some colorful texture amid more bland plantings. Your Variegated Privet is a lovely shrub, with foliage that maintains lively color. Each leathery, green leaf features splashes of white amid its vibrant green coloring with creamy edges completing its ornamental appeal. Some of the leaves may also appear in a solid tone of green, creating a delightful bi-color effect for additional embellishment. Clusters of white flowers appear in early spring for a touch of delicate beauty and a call to your yard’s pollinators. This is followed by petite, black berries in fall that you’re unlikely to notice, but will certainly appear to the delight of your feathered friends. Variegated Privet will grow up to 8 feet tall with an equal spread. It has an upright nature and is low maintenance. Variegated Privet can be left to grow naturally beautiful with a slight cascading effect, or be trimmed according to your needs or for a denser form. The popularity of various types of evergreen shrubs come and go, but Variegated Privet is a choice that will look beautiful for many years. Variegated foliage is never out-of-style, and is sure to look gorgeous in your yard this year. * Ornamental foliage * Fragrant * Urban tolerant * Fast growing * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Year round interest * Works well in containers * Deer and rabbit resistant * Drought and heat tolerant.
Perfect for Tight Spaces!Privets are classic. Privets are trustworthy. Privets are bulletproof. Privets live for years and years and can become hedges as big as houses. What do you do if you don’t have the space for a hedge that big, but really love all of the other aspects of this tough-as-nails evergreen shrub? You order Straight Talk Privet, that’s what!Straight Talk Privet (Ligustrum vulgare ‘Swift’) is a quick growing shrub that only grows 2’ wide but can reach an impressive 12’ high. Like all privets, it handles pruning without any problem if you need to keep it shorter.Straight Talk is a great vertical accent for any garden. It’s tightly upright shape guides the eye upward in any garden setting. It won’t spread wide, so it always maintains a well-kept look, whether you prune it or not.Cold and drought tolerant, Straight Talk will be a strong backbone to your garden beds and borders.Primarily grown for its thick foliage and upright habit, it also has small, fragrant white flowers in late spring that attract bees and butterflies. The flowers are replaced in the summer and fall by black berries that the birds love.Straight Talk Privet can be both a garden stalwart and a conversation piece, but only if you order yours today!* White flowers and black berries * Quick growing (up to 3’ per year!) * Evergreen vertical accent plant.
Thick classic hedgeThere are hedges, and then there are HEDGES. If you are looking for a shrub that will grow quickly, fill in quickly, trim easily and look great the whole time you need to get the California Privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium). Evergreen in all but the coldest winters, this shrub can quickly form into a thick hedge. Even where winters are cold it only drops its leaves. The great branch structure will still provide a barrier for you, both physically and visually. It can grow 15 feet high and wide if you let it, but it takes hard pruning without a problem and can be pruned multiple times a year to keep it in check if you want. If you do decide to let it grow, you will be rewarded with bountiful sprays of white flowers in the spring followed by an abundance of glossy black berries in the summer and fall. It becomes a haven for birds and butterflies. Don’t let that bare wall or unsightly view bother you anymore. Buy a bunch of California Privet from nature Hills today and cover those eyesores!* Thick, fast growing hedge * Attracts wildlife * Hardy and carefree once established .
Quick Growing Hedge Perfect for Privacy Screen That thing your neighbor does that you hate? They’re at it again. If there was just some way to block the view to their house that looked nicer than a wooden fence…Wait. There is! North Privet (Ligustrum x ibolium) is a quick growing shrub that forms a dense green hedge in no time.Whether you are looking for a formal geometric hedge or an informal free form hedge, screen or border, North Privet will fit the bill. Used for ages as a hedge, this handsome shrub won’t disappoint. Even though it will quickly reach 8 – 12 feet (sometimes growing as fast as 3 feet per year!), North Privet is easily trimmed to whatever height you need to block that unsightly view. As a matter of fact, the more you prune the denser and bushier this shrub gets.Even though North Privet is grown primarily for its thick foliage, it also features small, fragrant white flowers in late spring that attract bees and butterflies. Once the flowers fade, they are replaced by small bluish black berries that birds love.Once established North Privet is drought tolerant, too.Don’t hate your view, block it, with this beautiful, classic hedge plant.* White flowers and black berries * Quick growing (up to 3’ per year!) * Takes hard pruning well.
The perfect privacy hedge! Have you ever visited Nantucket? There is something comforting and familiar about being there, even if you’ve never been there before. Is it the quaintness of the town? The warmth of the people? The all-American architecture? The simpleness of well laid out shrub borders? Yes, yes, yes and yes.You probably can’t make over your town with the quaintness inherent to Nantucket and there’s a good chance that your house isn’t on the register of historic places like many of the homes there, but you can capture some of the spirit and style of this seaside resort. It’s especially easy with a well-manicured hedge of Nantucket Privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium).Whether you use it as a 3 foot high foundation hedge against your white clapboard walls or let it reach its full 15 feet high to keep the looky-loos from peering in, Nantucket Privet will give your yard an air of importance and a certain formal gentility.This fast-growing shrub is either deciduous or evergreen depending on the severity of your winters. It handles just about any soil condition, even harsh ones. The deep green leaves are the perfect backdrop for sweet white flower clusters in the spring. It is equally happy if you sheer it or let it be.Nantucket Privet is a great foundation, border or hedge. Order a dozen of these beauties today!* Very easy care* Rich green leaves and white spring flowers* Grows 15 feet tall and wide, but can be pruned to size* Great border shrub.
The Most Poplar Hedge-Shrub in the United StatesThe Amur North River Privet is a fast growing, deciduous shrub is primarily grown for hedge plants. It will grow to 15′ tall with a spread of at least 8′ if not trimmed. It can be pruned to any size and shape desired. There is no specific time of year to prune it and regular maintenance will retain its’ size.One would make a pleasing specimen plant, but several planted as a hedge would be outstanding.If you do not prune in spring, two inch long panicles of white flowers will seem to spring forth in all directions on hardy, erect stems. Butterflies and other pollinators will find this a special treat, enhancing your enjoyment of their spring presence.If it develops fruit, the tiny, oblong black drupes will develop in the fall and will tend to hang on into the winter for your birds to enjoy.It’s a multi-stemmed, dense growing shrub with oblong, leaves that attain a subtle yellow hue in autumn. Those leaves will even persist through the winter.Your Amur North River Privet isn’t just an attractive and adaptable plant; it’s also winter hardy, drought tolerant, transplants easily and is long lived. In fact, it’s so hardy that it thrives in almost any conditions. The Amur North River Privet is obviously a highly beneficial shrub for the home landscape, whether left to grow naturally as a lovely shrub, or pruned to a fit a particular purpose. It’s easy to see why it’s the most popular hedge plant in America today.* Panicles of White Flowers in Spring* Can beTrimmed to Any Size and Shape* Yellow Autumn Foliage that Persists Through Winter. .
Non-invasive Version of Classic Landscape Shrub!Privet (Ligustrum) has been used for a long time to block off views of air conditioners and other eye-sores around the home. They form dense, leafy walls and create a lot of privacy very quickly. Unfortunately, they also can be invasive, making a nuisance of themselves in your yard and in naturalized areas when they escape their bounds.‘Golden Ticket’ Privet (Ligustrum x vicaryi ‘NCLX1’ USPPAF) is the very first sterile, non-invasive privet. It doesn’t have any of the privet’s bad qualities, but all of it is good ones!The beautiful foliage is glossy and thick. It starts our bright yellow and ages to a gentle chartreuse. This color combo makes it like a beacon among the evergreens in your foundation and border plantings. (It does well in either sun or part shade, but the color will be better the more sun it has. It will tend toward darker greens in shadier situations.Not only does ‘Golden Ticket’ Privet look great in your landscape, the strong stems and architectural structure of the leaves make it a great filler in cut flower arrangements.It doesn’t need heavy pruning to maintain its beautiful vase-like shape, but can handle it well if a tighter hedge is desired.You really can’t go wrong adding these to your landscape! Order yours today!* The only sterile privet on the market – non-invasive* Beautiful golden chartreuse foliage* Full sun or part shade, and adaptable to most soil types.
Fast-Growing and Hardy ShrubThe Cheyenne Privet is a fast-growing, hardy privet that can be pruned to any shape. It’s perfect for your garden as a background plant or grow it as a trimmed hedge. The outstanding feature of this shrub is its ability to be pruned to almost any desired shape. Whether you have a small spot between buildings you’d like to fill, or space for a privacy hedge around your pool, this hardy shrub can do the job. You don’t even have to worry about the right time of year for pruning. This shrub accepts pruning all year round. Everything about this shrub speaks of its strength. The branches are multi-stemmed, the complex structure adding durability. Its dark green, lance-shaped leaves adhere to stiff upright branches. The leaves are known to cling to the branches longer than most, so you’ll still have green color into early winter. It doesn’t mind what type of soil you have or if it’s dry or moist. If you’re in an urban environment, the Cheyenne can handle it. It will thrive in sun or partial shade. In almost any conditions, the Cheyenne seems to love it all. It’s even fast-growing, and long-lived. If left un-pruned your Cheyenne can reach 8 feet in height with a 6 foot spread. It will have scented white panicles of flowers in the spring and small, round black berries that persist into the winter. Birds will appreciate your thoughtfulness for the extra winter treat. For an adaptable shrub you can prune and forget, the Cheyenne Privet is the perfect carefree choice. * Panicles of White Flowers in Spring* Green Leaves Persist Through Winter* Fast Growing.