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Privet (Variegated Ligustrum)


Ligustrum lucidum 'Varigata' — li-GUS-trum loo-SEE-dum


Evergreen — 6'-8'


Spacing 3’-4’


HABIT: Small rounded leaves, dense branching. Light, variegated foliage. Native to China and Korea.


CULTURE: Easy to grow in any soil. Drought tolerant.


USES: Color contrast, hedge or screen.


PROBLEMS: Relatively pest free except for occasional whiteflies.


NOTES: Often called variegated privet. This version of this plant is so plentiful now, it has become a pest. Naturalizes readily from seed.





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