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Privet Hedging Plants (Ligustrum Ovalifolium)

Privet hedging plants, scientifically named Ligustrum Ovalifolium, are a popular choice for creating durable, dense and attractive hedges. Originating from Japan and Korea, this semi-evergreen shrub has flourished in the UK climate, making it an ideal choice for a variety of landscaping purposes.

Why Privet Makes a Great Hedge Choice

The first aspect to consider is Privet’s robustness and versatility. This plant species is known for its ability to withstand different soil conditions, whether it’s chalk, clay, sand, or loam. It’s equally tolerant of sun and partial shade, which allows it to flourish in a variety of settings.

Privet hedges are admired for their compact, dense foliage, which maintains privacy and creates an excellent noise barrier. Their dark green leaves are glossy and oval-shaped, offering an aesthetic appeal throughout the year. During the summer months, the Privet plant will produce clusters of fragrant white flowers, followed by black berries in autumn, adding seasonal interest to your garden.

Pruning is an essential part of maintaining a tidy hedge, and here again, Privet shines. This species is highly responsive to trimming, allowing for shaping according to preference, and it can recover quickly from heavy cutting back, ensuring a hedge that always looks well-manicured.

Comparison to Other Hedging Options

When compared to other hedging options, the Privet hedging plant stands out for its year-round foliage and low maintenance requirements. Unlike deciduous hedge plants, such as the Beech or Hornbeam, which lose their leaves in winter, Privet maintains its leaves for much of the year, offering a more permanent screen.

While some plants like Yew or Box may demand particular soil conditions, the adaptability of Privet to various soil types gives it an edge. Also, compared to fast-growing hedging plants like Leylandii, Privet’s moderate growth rate reduces the need for frequent pruning, making it easier to manage.

Privet in the UK Climate

The climate in the UK is well-suited for the growth of Privet hedges. These plants are hardy and can easily withstand the cool winters, while the wet climate provides adequate moisture for optimal growth. This, coupled with their resilience to air pollution, makes them an excellent choice for urban and suburban gardens in the UK.

Moreover, Privet hedges can provide essential habitats for wildlife. The dense structure of the hedge provides shelter for birds, and its flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies, contributing to local biodiversity.

In conclusion, the Privet hedging plant, with its hardiness, adaptability, and aesthetic appeal, is a commendable choice for creating robust and attractive hedges in the UK.

Pallet Size

10, 25, 50, 100, 250

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

Not home? No problem!

If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.

 

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