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Ligustrum Vulgare

Botanical Name:

Ligustrum vulgare

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Chalk, Loam, Sand, 6.0-7.0 pH
Heat Tolerant
100.4°F / 38°C
Cold Tolerant
-9.4°F / -23°C
Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrubs, Poisonous, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody Zones 4-7

Plant Height

10-15 ft / 3-4.5 m

Flower

Panicles of white to cream flowers develop in terminal and upper axillary clusters.

Fruit

Dark black fleshy berries that are enjoyed by birds.

Benefits
Ornamental

White flower clusters with a strong fragrance on the tips of the branches.

Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Beneficial insects

Birds

Warning

All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Oleaceae

Genus

Ligustrum

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