Collection: Ligustrum Tree | Evergreen Screening

The Ligustrum tree, ideal for privacy screening, is characterized by its dense, fast-growing foliage. Reaching heights well over 6 feet, it provides an effective visual barrier above standard fences. Its lush, oval-shaped leaves, which stay green year-round, create a continuous screen. This tree adapts well to pruning, allowing for a maintained, neat appearance while efficiently blocking unwanted views.

Ligustrum Tree: Fast-Growing Evergreen with Lush Foliage

Discover a wonderful ligustrum tree, an excellent solution for any landscaping need! Rapid growth, striking beauty and excellent resilience make it a real gardening gem. Whether you need a tall privacy screen or a short decorative hedge, ligustrum can easily provide it. As a standalone plant, it can enhance any garden with its beauty and charm.

Ligustrum Tree Sale UK – Arundel Arboretum

If you want a stunning, vibrant, lush evergreen hedge, ligustrum is the perfect pick! And the best place to buy ligustrum tree is our Arundel Arboretum retail nursery! 

We are located in the heart of West Sussex, in the historic town of Arundel near Chichester. Our experts are eager to walk you through our impressive range of ligustrum trees and help you find the best one for your garden.

If you’d prefer to buy ligustrum trees online, explore our web store and our carefully curated collection of large or small ligustrum trees for sale. Find your ideal tree and let us handle the rest! Buying ligustrum trees has never been easier. 

Choose Your Ligustrum Tree UK

Explore ligustrum trees tailored for the UK landscapes in our nursery. Whether you are looking for a high-quality hedge or a captivating specimen tree, we can fulfil your gardening needs. 

Ligustrum jonandrum (Privet Tree) Multi Ball – A multi-ball topiary with small, glossy, dark green leaves, creamy white flowers, and black berries. Easily shaped with simple clipping.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the difference between a privet and ligustrum?
    “Ligustrum” and “privet” refer to the same plant. Ligustrum is a scientific genus name which includes a variety of species. Privet is the common name often used to refer to plants within the Ligustrum genus.
  • How fast does ligustrum tree grow?
    The ligustrum tree is considered to be fast-growing. It grows from 20 to 60 cm per year depending on the species.
  • How big do ligustrum trees get?
    When cultivated as shrubs or hedges, ligustrum trees grow up to 4.5 metres. If they are allowed to grow freely without pruning, they can reach up to 9 meters.
  • Is there a dwarf ligustrum tree UK?
    Yes, there are dwarf varieties of ligustrum (privet) that are suitable for smaller gardens or spaces in the UK.
  • Is ligustrum hardy?
    The level of hardiness varies between the species. Most species can tolerate temperatures down to -18°C, some species even lower.
  • How long does a ligustrum tree live?
    In general, privet trees live from 30 to 50 years of age. In good conditions, they may live longer.
  • Where is the best place to plant ligustrum?
    Ligustrum can adapt to a wide range of soil types, as long as they are well-drained. It doesn’t grow well in heavy clay or waterlogged soils. It thrives in full sun to partial shade. In colder regions, it needs some protection from harsh winds.
  • Is the ligustrum tree plant poisonous?
    Ligustrum is a mildly poisonous plant and can be harmful to children and animals if ingested.
  • Is there a ligustrum tree for sale near me?
    If you are looking to buy ligustrum tree, your search can end here! Visit our Arundel Arboretum nursery in Chichester, South of England, to discover top-quality ligustrum trees from our ligustrum tree farm. Or, explore our online store and find your ideal ligustrum tree for sale there. We’ll take care of the rest. If you have any questions about the ligustrum tree sale UK or if there's anything else we can assist you with, do not hesitate to contact us.

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