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We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Privet Hedge Plants are a Robust Evergreen Shrub
Privets are robust evergreen shrubs that thrive in virtually every part of the US. They make excellent hedges by forming a thick, uniform bush comprising of several stems. They can grow up to 15 feet, which is ideal for protecting your property from prying eyes. You can also use them to divide your property into several sections.
Easy to maintain
Privets are propagated using seedlings that require watering during the first two years of growth. They prefer to grow in the open where they enjoy full sunlight throughout the day. They tolerate most types of soil and are drought resistant. Privets grow in Zones 5 to 9, meaning that you can plant them in most states. They are native plants that grow naturally without needing fertilizers and pesticides. Privets are easy to maintain because all you need to do is prune the new stems once in a while to keep the hedges in shape.
Privet Hedge Plants attract Wildlife and Birds and are Excellent for Hedging out Paved or Concrete Pathways
Privets withstand frostbite and winter in most regions except for the coldest states. They grow best in acidic soils with proper drainage though they will tolerate most alkaline soils. They are also salt-tolerant, making them ideal for landscaping on alkaline soils. Privets tolerate pollution, meaning that you can use them for landscaping properties in urban areas. Some varieties can even grow in zone 10, which is characterized by extreme heat and dry soils.
They attract wildlife
A privet shrub is a favorite nesting site for a variety of birds. Its conspicuous white flowers also attract various pollinators including, bees, moths, and butterflies to your property. These insects and their caterpillars then act as food for prey animals such as shrews and cuckoos. They shed leaves during summer and spring, attracting earthworms. These worms are food for frogs and salamanders.
Privets make great hedges
Privet hedges add life to your property, especially if you have paved or concrete paths, forming live walls along the length of the passage. However, they will still thrive in shaded areas, so you can use them to partition forested parts of your property. Privet hedges can act as a windbreak due to their sturdy structure. You can use them to protect your property and outdoor furniture from damage caused by extreme winds.
Privets grow fast and are more flexible than most other landscaping shrubs such as boxwood. If you intend to use them for landscaping, plant them close to grow into lush green shrubs of different shapes and patterns. You and also plant them along paths on your compound by leaving a few meters of open space along the trail. When they mature, these paths will form arches with well-manicured hedges growing overhead.
For instance, a pleached arch comprises of two shrubs joined at the top. You can also use rows of privets to form labyrinths on your property. Such landscapes are especially attractive play areas for your children when they want to relax outdoors. These qualities make privets suitable for special features as well as public and institutional settings.