Ligustrum lucidum ‘Excelsum Superbum’ ~ standard tree
The Chinese privet is variegated small tree, a evergreen tree which offers very good value, that is good for screening. Long ovate green and pale yellow leaves makes it an attractive tree, larger leaves than common privet which is commonly used for hedging. It doesn’t have the wow factor of some of the other evergreen trees. But if you have a small budget then it is well worth considering!
DFG rating: 8/10
RHS pruning group: 8 or hedge- cutters are suitable.
Leaves: Evergreen, variegated and are long and ovate.
Soil Ph: Lightly Acidic.