Wax-leaf Ligustrum (Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum')

Environment: This plant tolerates some drought and salt well. This plant will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features:

  • Tolerates:  Heat, Drought, Salt
  • Uses: Containers,Hedge, Screen, Effective Sound Barrier, Topiary, Windbreak
  • Lower growing variety of the species
  • Attracts birds 

 

USDA Hardiness Zone :  7b - 10b
Exposure :  Full sun, partial shade to partial sun
Mature Height :  6 -9 feet
Mature Spread :  4 -6 feet
Flower :  Spring to early summer, fragrant white flowers
Fruit :  Fall, round, bluish-black berries
Foliage :  Glossy green, leathery, whitish underside
Fall Color :  Not showy
Form/Shape :  Upright, compact, dense shrub
Growth Rate :  Medium to fast growth rate
Persistence :  Broadleaf Evergreen Shrub
Family Name :  Oleaceae (Olive)

Plant Care

Sizes

15 Gallon - Multi/Full to Base :  Currently Available
    Height  : 4.5 - 5.5'
    Spread : 4 - 5'

15 Gallon - Pyramid :  Presently Unavailable
15 Gallon - Poodle :  Currently Available
    Height  : 6 - 6.5'
    Spread : 2.5 - 3'

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