Ligustrum japonica (Japanese Privet) ~ standard tree
A good value small evergreen tree that is good for screening. Long ovate green leaves makes it a very pleasant tree that will become nice and bushy for your privacy.This has larger leaves than common privet 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: 7/10
RHS pruning group: 8 or hedge- cutters are suitable.
Leaves: Evergreen, green, long and ovate.
Soil Ph: Lightly Acidic.