What Is a North Privet?


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North privet is a hybrid shrub with the scientific name Ligustrum x ibolium. It is popular as a hedge plant due to its rapid growth and attractive dark green foliage.

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What Is a North Privet?
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North privet is a deciduous shrub that is winter-hardy in zones 4 through 8. It does best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. It can grow up to 3 feet a year and reaches heights of up to 12 feet with a spread of up to 6 feet. It tolerates a wide range of soils and pH values as long as it has good drainage. It typically has a pyramidal shape.

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