Plant of the Week: Green Ligustrum

Ligustrum is available in a number of varieties however green ligustrum is the most commonly known variety due to its many uses.

No other plant has more landscape uses than the Ligustrum! Whether it’s for a privacy hedge, a screening shrub, or an outstanding ornamental tree, the Ligustrum is a worthy plant for any landscape. Evergreen, cold hardy, deer resistant, and its salt tolerance adds to its versatility. Heavenly scented pinacles of showy white flowers in spring are extremely attractive against the dark green glossy leaves.

Ligustrum can grow up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide- unless it is kept trimmed smaller.