Howardi Ligustrum, Golden Wax Leaf Privet
Easy-Growing, Year round Golden-Green Foliage, Howardii Ligustrum Shrub
Howardi Lugustring is a cultivar of Ligustrum that is also commonly known as Golden Vicary Privet, Ligustrum japonicum 'Howardi' Japanese Privet, Wax Leaf Ligustrum, is a small to medium-sized evergreen shrub that can grow up to 6-8 feet tall and about 4-6 feet wide.
Ligustrums are a popular and reliable group of plants that are known for their fast growth, evergreen foliage, and requires little maintenance. These shrubs create a stunning accent or hedge that is not only beautiful to look at but also requires little effort to maintain.
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Growing Zones: 7-11 outdoors
|Mature Height:||6-8 ft.
|Mature Width:||6-8 ft.|
|Sunlight:||Thrives in Full Sun, Tolerates Partial Shade|
|Foliage:||Green-Golden Foliage, Year Round|
|Uses:||Accent, Small Hedge. Entryways|
|Characteristics:||Year round interest, Cold Tolerant|
|Soil Conditions:||Prefers well Drain soils|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Ligustrums are extremely easy to grow. They are pest and disease resistant and deer and drought tolerant. Full sun will provide the richest color, but these plants will grow well in some shade too.
Makes a great low growing hedge in the landscape, Ideally used as borders in driveways, entryways, sidewalks, foundations and mass planting, its unique golden foliage flourishes in full sun, creates eye-catching contrast, this is an attractive addition well into the winter months.
Ligustrum Plant is preferred by professional landscapers due its durability, easy care and low maintenance requirements.
Planting and Care
PLANTING, ideal time for planting Sunshine Ligustrum plants is early spring. select an area with FULL SUN, Sunshine Ligustrum plants are easily grown in well drained soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established Sunshine Ligustrum are highly adaptable and drought resistant. When planting dig a hole 6-12 inches wider than your new plant's root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, this is very important, planting the plant deeper than the original top soil line may severely damage the tree. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
WATER your Howardii Ligustrum plant twice a week during the first 2 months to establish a strong root system, Once your plant(s) is established rainfall should suffice, increase frequency during extremely hot or windy days, you should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch is time to water.
FERTILIZE your plants during spring before new growth begins. Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
PRUNING is recommended to shape as desired.
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