California Privet

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Bloom Season
Height At Maturity
Under 20 Feet
5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
Planting Zones 5-8
November Through April
Full Sun, Sun And Shade,
Full Sun, Sun And Shade,
Border Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Border Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants,
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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April


California Privet Plants Are a Popular Landscape Gardening Option for Creating Privacy



 California Privet Plants are popular semi-evergreen shrubs that are notable for their fast-growing, dark green leaves that take on an oval shape. During the late spring and early summer months, California Privet Plants produce small white flowers that add the perfect contrast to their dark green leaves. After the flowering stage, these plants produce tiny black fruits. 


 The Latin name for the California Privet Plant is Ligustrum ovalifolium. When the plants reach their full maturity, they achieve a height between 10 and 12 feet. Mature width ranges from 6 to 8 feet. 


The Common Use of California Privet Plants



 One of the most popular uses for California Privet Plants is growing them along fence lines. They add an extra level of privacy after they fill out along the fence line. This makes them a popular choice for landscape gardeners. It is a plant that is known for rapid growth as well as dense branching. This makes it ideal for tight pruning in the creation of an artistic hedge look. 


Maintenance of California Privet Plants



 In terms of care and maintenance for California Privet Shrubs, they do well with fertilizing that is done in the spring and the early fall. For every 100 square feet of these plants, using three quarters of a 15-5-10 or a 15-5-15 fertilizer is recommended. Pruning is best done in the spring. An average amount of watering is required to ensure that California Privet Plants thrive.


Planting of California Privet Plants



 California Privet Plants are known for their toughness and their ability to thrive in full sun as well as partial shade. They also thrive in winds and salty soil. It is recommended to space California Privet Plants 2 feet apart from one another to achieve the best results.

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