This fresh green shrub is highly suitable as a hedge plant or groundcover shrub. Ligustrum is a shrub which has fresh green leaves both in springtime and in summer. The Green Century is a non-deciduous shrub, even in winter. Ideal for use as a fence or hedge plant
Ligustrum japonicum Green Century is an evergreen shrub with shiny green leaves. The plant is suitable in gardens, public gardens, as a stand-alone plant or in hedges of maximum 2 m height. The plants are also suitable for the production of cut foliage.
The ligustrum has few requirements pertaining to location. It flourishes in a sunny location but also in full shade. Regular addition of fertilizer guarantees beautiful, dark, shining leaves. It is recommended to prune the plant twice per growth season (beginning of April till the end of September). Regular pruning will prevent bloom and fructification, and the shining leaves will be highlighted even more.