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Ligustrum vulgare

To collect for free from Sandra Clarvis

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

This is an 8.5 m run of private hedge, free for digging up. It is about a 1m high and has been trimmed to keep in check, so is quite dense.

Free for collecting and digging up.

Plant Size
Total Price
100cm × 800cm × 25

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Plant Finder: about Ligustrum vulgare

Common names

Privet, Common privet, Wild privet


Ligustrum vulgare (Privet). These are bushy spreading shrubs with tubular, white flowers which will bloom in late spring and early summer. The foliage is dark glossy green. They will grow in just about any soil in full sun or partial shade. The shrub can grow to a height of 10ft.


Watch out; they are poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Fragrance, foliage, ornamental, banks, hedging.

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Ligustrum vulgare | Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilRich, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

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Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20
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