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    12 / 31 / 2012

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Didn’t see any flowers or berries, but the leaves are fairly thick and snap pretty crisply when you break one in half. It’s grown pretty fast over the last year and a half and I actually need something I can propogate from cuttings and use as a fence hedge. That said, I know privets in general (if that’s what it is) are usually considered invasives. If I use it as a hedge, would I get more than I bargained for?


  • Susan Apprentice says:

    The only good privet is a dead privet.

    January 20th, 2013 at 5:04pm

  • rpaul Unregistered says:

    Looks like Wax Leaf Ligustrum or ligustrum japonicum. This is a cousin to the privet that will get out of control. The larger, darker leaves make a thicker and more attractive hedge.

    January 9th, 2013 at 11:34am

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Compare to Japanese privet here:

    January 9th, 2013 at 9:32am

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