Trees and shrubs

Privet Ibota: beautiful hedge shrub

The ibota privet is a handsome shrub with a bushy, flared shape that does not lack appeal, both for making a hedge and as a cluster of shrubs.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Ligustrum Ibota
Family : Oleaceae
Type : Shrub

: 2 m
Exposure : Sunny and partial shade
Ground : Ordinary

: Obsolete or persistent -Flowering : May June

Planting ligustrum ibota

It is recommended to plant at autumn, but you can crash in spring without too much worry all subjects purchased in container.

In hedge, respect a spacing of 80 cm between each plant.

  • Prefer a well-drained soil and follow our planting tips.

Pruning, maintenance, watering of ibota privets

The Ibota privet does not reach large sizes and therefore does not need to be pruned.

But you can put it back in shape or give it back its shape, preferably after flowering.

  • Tips for properly pruning shrubs

Watering may be required in hot weather.

Beware of the scarcity of water on our planet, consume it in moderation and preferably in the evening to avoid evaporation.

To know about the ibota privet

Indispensable in most parks and gardens, the ibota privet is mainly used for making hedges or windbreaks.

On its own, you will also appreciate it for its creamy white bloom and the beauty of its small, shiny leaves.

We also like its bluish black berries which are a delight to birds.

The Latin name for the Ibota privet, Ligustrum comes from ligo which means to bind and Ibota means the privet in Japanese.

Smart tip

Be careful not to eat the berries it produces as they are poisonous.

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  • Summer flowering shrubs

Video: trimming cedar hedge,time lapse (October 2021).