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Privet Hedge. GREAT way to trim your property!
The Privet Hedge. This iconic living fence functions as a glossy green property marker, windscreen, and noise barrier.
A privet is a flowering plant in the genus Ligustrum. The genus contains about 50 species of erect, deciduous or evergreen shrubs, sometimes forming small or medium-sized trees, native to Europe, north Africa, Asia and Australasia.
A privet hedge is a semi-evergreen shrub usually planted to provide privacy.
Once established, an informal privet hedge -- one where individual shrubs keep their natural shape -- is pruned after the plant's fragrant white flowers bloom in mid-spring.
Pruning Privet Hedges Back. By: Sandy Feather ©2008 Penn State Extension. Q. I have a small, very old, privet hedge that needs to be renovated by cutting it back severely.
Privet hedges are extremely hardy and can thrive in almost any soil condition or location. However, that doesn't mean privet hedges are immune to disease.
Size matters with a tricky privet hedge 6 I have a green privet hedge (7ft by 4ft) that I find difficult to trim.
privet — [[t]prɪ̱vɪt[/t]] N UNCOUNT Privet is a type of bush with small leaves that stay green all year round.