Ligustrum Ovalifolium (Oval leaved privet)- This fast growing shrub makes a great privet hedge. Its oval glossy green leaves form a dense cover which are dusted with clusters of white flowers in July. Makes a very attractive hedge which is normally evergreen, but may loose its leaves in cold winters. Oval leaved privet is generally pollution resistant and tolerant of most soils. Can be useful for game cover.
Fruit: It produces rounded back berries when the flowers have died.
Soil Type/Habitat: It will grow well in many varieties of soils. Grows particularly well in coastal areas and is shade tolerant.