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Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’

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A colourful, evergreen shrub, Ligustrum x vicaryi has soft-golden leaves and sprays of pretty white flowers in late spring. The golden colour is most evident on the younger leaves, with the more mature foliage darkening to green.

Ligustrum x vicaryi is ideal for growing as a foliage plant in a sunny border or can also pruned yearly to make a colourful hedging plant!

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Ligustrum x vicaryi is reasonably tolerant of dry conditions and drought.
Flowering Period: May.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Ligustrum x vicaryi grows to be a large densely branching, rounded shrub.
Height: 3 m (10 ft) if left unpruned.
Spread: 3 m (10 ft) if left unpruned.

Notes: A specimen of Ligustrum x vicaryi, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 1.5 m and a spread of 1.5 m after 4 years.

Plant Finder: about Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’

Common names



Ligustrum ‘Vicaryi’ (Privet). In mid summer, there are dense racemes of small, white flowers with broad, oval, golden-yellow leaves.


L. lucidum occasionally need cutting back in mid spring to restrict growth.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and in some species flowers. Used as hedging. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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