Hedging Privet Tree
Hedging Privet Tree
Medium multi-stem Hedging Privet from this batch
Small multi-stem Hedging Privet from this batch

Ligustrum ovalifolium

Hedging Privet

Estimated fully grown height 3-5m

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Product Details

Medium specimens are 1.5-2.m tall and supplied in 100L containers

Privet has been a mainstay of British hedging since the early 1900s. It is tough, evergreen and most importantly is very resilient for growing back after a most severe pruning. It can drop leaves in very harsh winters but generally provides evergreen screening all year round. White fluffy flowers are produced in late summer and it thrives on most free draining soil types.

Like most evergreen hedging plants Ligustrum ovalifolia is best pruned between March and June as if it is trimmed back in late summer it has no time to furnish itself with a new flush of leaves before winter sets in and this can weaken the plant over its dormant period. It is one of the easiest hedges to maintain.

Mature height: 3-5m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.