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vulgare

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green lance-shaped leaves; white flowers; black berries

Uses: Hedge Screen Shrub borders

Zones: 4-10

Description: This species, native to Europe, North Africa and temperate Asia, grows to 10 ft (3 m) tall. It has deep green oval leaves with a distinct point. Clusters of glossy black berries contrast well with the autumn foliage. Cultivars include ?Aureum?, wit

Growth Habit: Upright branching 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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