The perfect privacy hedge! Have you ever visited Nantucket? There is something comforting and familiar about being there, even if you’ve never been there before. Is it the quaintness of the town? The warmth of the people? The all-American architecture? The simpleness of well laid out shrub borders? Yes, yes, yes and yes.You probably can’t make over your town with the quaintness inherent to Nantucket and there’s a good chance that your house isn’t on the register of historic places like many of the homes there, but you can capture some of the spirit and style of this seaside resort. It’s especially easy with a well-manicured hedge of Nantucket Privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium).Whether you use it as a 3 foot high foundation hedge against your white clapboard walls or let it reach its full 15 feet high to keep the looky-loos from peering in, Nantucket Privet will give your yard an air of importance and a certain formal gentility.This fast-growing shrub is either deciduous or evergreen depending on the severity of your winters. It handles just about any soil condition, even harsh ones. The deep green leaves are the perfect backdrop for sweet white flower clusters in the spring. It is equally happy if you sheer it or let it be.Nantucket Privet is a great foundation, border or hedge. Order a dozen of these beauties today!* Very easy care* Rich green leaves and white spring flowers* Grows 15 feet tall and wide, but can be pruned to size* Great border shrub.
The Most Poplar Hedge-Shrub in the United StatesThe Amur North River Privet is a fast growing, deciduous shrub is primarily grown for hedge plants. It will grow to 15′ tall with a spread of at least 8′ if not trimmed. It can be pruned to any size and shape desired. There is no specific time of year to prune it and regular maintenance will retain its’ size.One would make a pleasing specimen plant, but several planted as a hedge would be outstanding.If you do not prune in spring, two inch long panicles of white flowers will seem to spring forth in all directions on hardy, erect stems. Butterflies and other pollinators will find this a special treat, enhancing your enjoyment of their spring presence.If it develops fruit, the tiny, oblong black drupes will develop in the fall and will tend to hang on into the winter for your birds to enjoy.It’s a multi-stemmed, dense growing shrub with oblong, leaves that attain a subtle yellow hue in autumn. Those leaves will even persist through the winter.Your Amur North River Privet isn’t just an attractive and adaptable plant; it’s also winter hardy, drought tolerant, transplants easily and is long lived. In fact, it’s so hardy that it thrives in almost any conditions. The Amur North River Privet is obviously a highly beneficial shrub for the home landscape, whether left to grow naturally as a lovely shrub, or pruned to a fit a particular purpose. It’s easy to see why it’s the most popular hedge plant in America today.*Panicles of White Flowers in Spring*Can beTrimmed to Any Size and Shape*Yellow Autumn Foliage that Persists Through Winter. .
Dense Evergreen Makes a Great Hedge The Golden Vicary Privet, Ligustrum X vicaryi ‘Golden Vicary’, is a large, hardy shrub with dense branches. They would make a great specimen shrub as well as borders, privacy screens & hedges. The Golden Vicary Privet is valued for its golden leaves. This lovely golden-leafed privet grows 8-10 feet high & wide with a vase-like or oval shape. Upright stems are covered with bright golden leaves in full sun, light green in shade. Aromatic, tubular-shaped, white flowers arrive in late spring. The flowers on the Golden Vicary Privet attract butterflies & other pollinators. Late spring and into summer the blooms change to small, dark, berry-like fruits. They add a layer of contrast against the bright foliage. The Golden Vicary Privet tolerates dry soil and looks its best when not pruned, although it can be pruned if it is being used as a hedge. Golden Vicary Privet prefers sun to partial shade; best appearance for leaf color is in full sun. This is a very hardy plant that adapts too many soil and moisture conditions. For an easy to grow, bright evergreen, the Golden Privet is a great choice. * Dense shrub makes a great hedge * Easy to grow * White spring blooms attract butterflies * Brilliant color year round.
Fast-Growing and Hardy ShrubThe Cheyenne Privet is a fast-growing, hardy privet that can be pruned to any shape. It’s perfect for your garden as a background plant or grow it as a trimmed hedge. The outstanding feature of this shrub is its ability to be pruned to almost any desired shape. Whether you have a small spot between buildings you’d like to fill, or space for a privacy hedge around your pool, this hardy shrub can do the job. You don’t even have to worry about the right time of year for pruning. This shrub accepts pruning all year round. Everything about this shrub speaks of its strength. The branches are multi-stemmed, the complex structure adding durability. Its dark green, lance-shaped leaves adhere to stiff upright branches. The leaves are known to cling to the branches longer than most, so you’ll still have green color into early winter. It doesn’t mind what type of soil you have or if it’s dry or moist. If you’re in an urban environment, the Cheyenne can handle it. It will thrive in sun or partial shade. In almost any conditions, the Cheyenne seems to love it all. It’s even fast-growing, and long-lived. If left un-pruned your Cheyenne can reach 8 feet in height with a 6 foot spread. It will have scented white panicles of flowers in the spring and small, round black berries that persist into the winter. Birds will appreciate your thoughtfulness for the extra winter treat. For an adaptable shrub you can prune and forget, the Cheyenne Privet is the perfect carefree choice. * Panicles of White Flowers in Spring* Green Leaves Persist Through Winter* Fast Growing.