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California Privet, or Oval Leaf Privet, is infamous for its use as a privacy hedge throughout the estates of the Hamptons. It's speedy growth and dense branching can be tightly pruned to create artistic hedges that can not be seen through. A very tough plant, California Privet can handle Full-Sun to Part-Shade as well as windy and salty conditions, making it a perfect choice for the coastal areas of Long Island. It is important to fertilize and prune your privet hedge twice a year for optimal growth and performance. Due to high-demand, there has been a shortage of privet throughout the Northeast since 2015.
|Latin Name:||Ligustrum ovalifolium|
|Exposure:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Mature Height:||10-12 Feet|
|Mature Width:||6-8 Feet|
|Recommended Spacing:||2 ft Apart|
|Hardiness Zone:||Zone 5-8|
|Pruning Time:||Twice a year|
|Showy, Fragrant Flowers|
Heavy or 'Hvy' trees/shrubs/arborvitae is the distinction between the fullness and width of the plant. Heavy plants have been trimmed to promote the growth of the plant to be full and/or wider then the non-heavy plant.