Scientific Name: Ligustrum amurense Form: Vase
Common Name:Amur privet Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Upright, Twiggy
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Semi-evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 4 - 5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Panicle-like), White, Jun- May
Fruit: Berry (true), Black, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Sheared hedge, Attract birds, Winter interest, Attract butterflies, Hedge row, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, dull green,elliptical; flowers small, white, unpleasantly scented, formed in summer in cymose panicles (thryse), berries small, oval, dark purple to black (poisonous).