December 17
Login Register Home
Gardening Blogs
Glossay of Terms Meaning of words and their reference
Plant Orders Orders of plant that can be browsed
Plant Families Plant families and you can also drill into the genus
Featured Links



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

Copyright © Yasna Inc. 2006. All Rights Reserved