Common name: Common Privet.
Native: Europe, North Africa and South-west Asia.
Size and spread (10 years): 2.5m x 2.5m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 16 weeks stratification treatment.
Germinal seeds / kg: 25000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils but particularly good on chalk soils.
Planting instructions: For a thick hedge, plant about 5 per metre. Can be trimmed twice a year. Shade, semi-shade or sun.
Mature height: 3m x 3m