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Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare)

Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare)

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Plant name: Ligustrum vulgare

Other names: Wild Privet

Category: Semi-evergreen shrub

Plant familyOleaceae

Light preference: Full sun/partial shade

Soil preference: Loam, sand, chalk, acid, neutral, well-drained

Flowering/fruiting month: July


  • 2.5-4 meters height
  • 2.5-4 meters spread



A very commonly used hedging plant that is brilliant for wildlife. People often chop pre flowers but I like to leave mine so the bees can enjoy.


This is very much based in preference but I tend to keep mine well pruned after flowering but like to allow it to flower in the summer.

Current appearance: Medium plant