Plants By Type
Flowering Time: Privet Hedges bloom in early summer, with fruit and seed production continuing to fall.
How Long It Flowers: Early summer to midsummer. Flowers mature into small black berries.
Flower Color: Creamy white flower. Leaves are green on the top and greenish yellow on the underneath. The leaves change to yellow in the fall.
Soil Requirements: Fine to medium soil textures and dry to moist. 20 feet depth needed for the roots.
Pruning: It handles pruning well and is best pruned a couple of times in the summer.
Botanical Latin Name: Ligustrum ovalifolium Hassk.
Common Name: California Privet
Sun Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
Hardiness Zone: USDA 5 to 8
Mature Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 feet
Spacing: 12-15 feet
Growth Rate: Rapid growth rate