In the great majority of cases when California privet hedges are winter-killed nothing is done. The result is that the plants either die outright or make but a feeble and patchy recovery.
Q: why did my privet hedges die over the winter? Winter kill John. It froze to death. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.
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That’s peachy-keen if you live on a big estate and keep a gardening staff of 12 Ferengis to maintain a tidy privet hedge.
Privet varieties vary in winter hardiness, and winter kills (the death of some of the privets in a hedge) don't repair easily in hedges.
Yellow or red-capped mushroom clusters at the soil line around privets in fall or winter signal an advanced Armillaria infection.
Hedges of privet are often killed back to ground level by the winter in many parts of Canada but they usually re-grow in a satisfactory manner if the dead wood is removed. Some varieties of privet are very sensitive to some insecticides, so...
How to Kill Privet Hedges. The privet hedge is a hearty plant that is often used as a barrier on property.
I am concerned that it will kill the hedge but don't really have much choice. Does anyone have experience of cutting back a privet hedge in early December. I just wonder how a privet hedge will cope with such a severe cut in winter?
This hedge grows very rapidly and fills in very quickly. Grows to 12-15' in height if left untrimmed, or trim to height desired. Plant 1 1/2' apart for hedge use. The Hardy Amur Privet is a winter hardy strain from Eastern Siberia -- perfect for rugged conditions.