Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum' ligustrum texana wax leaf privet
 

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Ligustrum japonicum Texanum – Wax Leaf Privet

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The Privet is a very popular plant used to create a privacy hedge. It is evergreen, meaning “always green”. They have attractive dark green shiny foliage, and compact dense form. Very easy to maintain, drought tolerant, and resistant to the cold.They are often used to block a view, create a border, or even reduce noise. This is what has made the Wax Leaf Privet, known botanically as Ligustrum japonicum ‘Texanum’ so popular!

Ligustrum Texanum only grows to about 12 feet tall and 3 ft wide or more, but can easily be trimmed smaller. Therefore, privets do not have aggressive and invasive roots. The wax leaf is a great choice to plant along a wall or driveway, because they can not damage the concrete like some others might. Our Wax Leaf Privet, is one of the most popularly used in homes and business in cities like Los Angeles and Southern California.

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We guarantee our plants to be true-to-name as labeled and in good health when they leave the nursery. Notify us immediately if there is a problem with any items in your order, such as damage to the plants. Plants are perishable, we do not provide unconditional replacement. If you experience a problem with a plant later in the growing season. We will be fair and will do our best to keep you satisfied. Depending on circumstances, we may offer a 1-time only half-price replacement of the cost of the plants. This half price replacement does not include shipping to send the replacement trees.  For more information, please visit our Guarantee and Returns  page

Ligustrum japonicum Texanum – Wax Leaf Privet Care and Information

Plant the Wax Leaf Privet about in row about 3 feet apart in the full sun and soil that drains. Create a privacy hedge or green background in the landscape. 

Wax leaf privet grows at a moderate rate, but once established is very hardy. They are great in areas where the winter are cold, even below freezing to 15 degrees Fahrenheit. Their leaves also do not burn during summer heat waves. They’re able to easily bounce back from a lack of water.Water deeply about twice per week. The frequency depends on the soil type and the weather conditions. Attractive with many attributes. Uses like deer resistance and fire defense. 

Ligustrum can produce white flower blossoms in the late Spring. Although, the blooms are quite showy, they are often trimmed off. This is done before they open to prevent messiness. Form this hedge with an electric trimmer from time to time, but especially during the spring growth and flowering period. The flower can become little red berries in the Summer, but for proper maintenance, remove the flowers to prevent their fruit

Ligustrum is native to Japan, but the wax leaf privet is a species from Texas. Also, known as the “Texas Privet”, able to handle the hot summers and cold winters.

Specifications

Weight 6 lbs
Maintenance

Easy

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Watering

Drought tolerant

Plant Type

Evergreen

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