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obtusifolium

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Oleaceae
            Genus: Ligustrum
                        Specie: obtusifolium

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves; white flowers in panicles; black fruit

Uses: Hedge Screen Shrub borders

Zones: 3-10

Description: This is a vigorous deciduous shrub from Japan, growing to 10 ft (3 m) high, with deep green oblong leaves which often turn crimson in autumn. The profuse white flowers are borne in drooping panicles in late summer, and are followed by round black fruit. <

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial





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