Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'
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Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'

California privet

  family oleaceae 
  genus ligustrum 

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Genus  Ligustrum Species  ovalifolium Variety  Cultivar  Aureum Common names  California privet Family  OLEACEAE Specimen number  S11664 Data source  HtZn p134
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  6' - 15' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to full shade Water  Dry to moist Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 06a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 09-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' has a colorful display of berries in the fall and early winter. Among other uses, this plant is suitable for use in hedges and screens. This is an insect resistant variety. California privet can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -10� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. This species does best in full sun to full shade. It likes dry to moist soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  yes Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses  Hedges and screens Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  yes Desirable qualities    Other interest  black-blue berries Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is a woody perennial. California privet is evergreen. Leaves: This plant has yellow leaves with a central green spot. Flowers appear in May and June. The flowers are typically of a white color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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