|Ligustrum, Japanese||Evergreen — Sun/Part Shade|
|Ligustrum lucidum||Height 15'-20' Spread 8'-10'|
|li_GUS-strum loo-SEE-dum||Spacing 4'-8'|
HABIT: Very large, vigorous shrub with larger, duller leaves than Wax Ligustrum. Fragrant white flowers in late spring. Clusters of blue berries in winter.
CULTURE: Any soil, sun or part shade. Low water and fertilizer requirements.
USES: Tall screen, ornamental tree.
PROBLEMS: Cotton root rot, whiteflies and ice storm damage.
NOTES: 1983 freeze killed and severely damaged many of these plants in north Texas. Native to the Orient. I try to keep this plant if existing on a site but seldom plant new ones.