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Ligustrum, Waxleaf

Ligustrum japonicum (Ligustrum, Waxleaf)
Ligustrum japonicum Wax Leaf Ligustrum

Ligustrum japonicum

Waxleaf Ligustrum is a dense evergreen shrub with an upright habit and lustrous, dark green leaves. It is widely used in the south for multiple purposes, such as screening, pruned into a small tree and used as a specimen, foundation plantings, and topiaries.

Evergreen
Great hedge
Good patio tree

Height

6-12 Feet

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Spread

8-12 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 7 to 10

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Evergreen
Mass Planting
Foundation Plant
Screen Planting
Specimen
Container
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist