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Chinese Privet

Panicles of white flowers bloom in spring and develop into shiny black berries through winter. Dense green foliage can easily be shaped into a tree by pruning. Excellent choice for screens, hedges and foundation plantings.

Companion Plants

Common Boxwood

False Spirea


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Chinese Privet

  • Botanical name

    Ligustrum sinense

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 7 (0°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    4-6' (1-2 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Apply mulch

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Phyllis D.'s collection