Soil Type Needed to Grow a Privet Hedge?

Answer Privets (Ligustrum spp.) are deciduous, evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs and trees from the olive family. Different varieties of privet are native to Asia, Europe and Africa and are used widely i... Read More »

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How fast does a privet hedge grow?

According to the Plants For A Future website, the privet hedge is a medium- to fast-growing plant. A privet hedge growing in favorable conditions can take between nine and 10 years to grow to aroun... Read More »

How to Remove a Privet Hedge?

Privets are fast-growing plants that thrive in almost any kind of soil, making them a popular choice for hedges. But if you aren't careful, these plants can spread out of control and quickly kill o... Read More »

How do I trim a privet hedge?

ToolsIf the privet hedge is small, use garden shears. However, if the hedge is long, electric or battery operated hedge clippers will do the job much faster. Put the electric cord over your should... Read More »

Is privet hedge poisonous?

All parts of a privet hedge are poisonous. This includes the leaves, cream-colored flowers and black fruit. The hedge is fast growing with glossy green leaves. It is typically evergreen, except dur... Read More »