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Golden Privet hedge plants

Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' hedging
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Golden Privet hedge plants (Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum') have a lot to offer with bright, green foliage, margined and splashed with yellow; creamy-white, summer flowers and glossy, black autumn berries. A vibrant evergreen plant, Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is extremely popular for formal hedging, providing year-round colour and screening.

  • Best Features: Variegated evergreen foliage, wildlife friendly, summer flowers, year-round interest, RHS Hedging
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1m - 4m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20 - 40cm a year
  • Position: Any normal or moist sites, full sun or part shade, exposed inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Common Privet for classic green foliage or Griselinia littoralis 'Dixon's Cream' for a creamy yellow variegated leaf.
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Golden Privet hedge (Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum') description

A Golden Privet hedge provides shelter from winds and reduces noise pollution. Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' makes a great screening plant and is ideal for both formal and informal gardens, landscape hedging and also works well when planted in beds and borders.

Combine Golden Privet plants with

This evergreen hedging provides a striking effect when planted alone; however, you can also combine Golden Privet plants with other shrubs for hedging to create a tapestry style hedge.

Growth rate of a Golden Privet hedge

Golden Privet hedges have an average growth rate and will achieve approximately 20-40cm each year. Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is at its best when maintained at a height between 1m - 4m.

Care advice for Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' hedges

Please be aware that Golden Privet hedging can defoliate when transplanted. Bare Roots will defoliate more so, but you may still experience this problem with Root Balls and Pot Grown plants. Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' does, however, recover well in the spring. Golden Privet plants require watering in well during the first winter if the weather is dry and they also require a light trim whilst still growing. Once it is mature, a simple trim at any time is sufficient. For more information, please view our Hedging Care Advice section.

Suggested planting density for Golden Privet hedges

For information on planting density guidelines for Privet hedging, please see the product table below. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Golden Privet hedges are available to buy year-round as Pot Grown and Cell Grown Plants. Bare Roots and Root Balls are available for pre-order in the summer and will be delivered in early autumn.

Mostly, our Golden Privet plants are UK grown by our hands-on experts who have years of nursery growing experience. If we do find it necessary to source Golden Privet from outside of the UK, we aim to make sure that our overseas suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At Best4hedging, we make every attempt to ensure that your Golden Privet hedge plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest quality, all whilst protecting our fantastic prices. Rest assured, you can buy Privet hedging online with absolute confidence.

 

Delivery Cost

  • Orders £60 & over (ex. VAT) to mainland UK are delivered FREE* (Exceptions apply - see below for Scottish Highlands etc)
  • Orders under £60 (ex. VAT) to mainland UK £9.95
  • At an additional cost, we can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, which we classify as including AB (Aberdeen) and DD (Dundee) postcodes, as well as Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man. The exact delivery cost is order specific and will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on 01257 261 243

*For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £200 (ex VAT) for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £200 (ex VAT) please call or email us to agree upon a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page

Free delivery over £150

Pallet deliveries are always undertaken on an 18-tonne vehicle (similar in size to a standard refuse vehicle). If for any reason you require a smaller vehicle please contact our sales team who can arrange this for you. There will be an additional surcharge applied for small vehicle deliveries

Delivery Timescales

99% of our orders are dispatched within 3-7 working days of receipt and most the day after the order is placed. We can do “next day delivery” on many of our products but please call before placing your order to check.

We can also deliver on a specified date to suit you. Please indicate the date you would like to receive delivery in the notes section of the checkout (or place your order by phone) and we’ll do our utmost to meet that date.

Occasional hiccups can occur (such as broken down vehicles) and although we are very experienced in logistics we cannot be held liable for costs incurred or inconvenience due to late deliveries - see terms and conditions for more information.

You will receive an email or telephone call confirming the dispatch of your order 24/48 hours before it arrives with you.

Exceptions to our quick turnaround timescale

Pre-orders - if you have placed an order that includes products on pre-order, then they will be dispatched to you as soon as they are available. If your order includes pre-order bare roots or root balls you will be notified once they are being dispatched (root balls from mid to late October and bare roots from early to mid-November).

Root balls - lifting root balls involves the use of complex, heavy machinery, this lifting is carried out twice a week in the root ball season so we do still have a prompt turnaround timescale but if your order has just missed one lifting, it will be a few days before we lift again. We are always happy to confirm when we can deliver to you before you order. The benefit of this method of supplying root balls is that they are always fresh and therefore have a higher success rate than root balls that are stored out of the soil.

Weather conditions can affect dispatch - bare root and root ball plants are not lifted if the ground is too cold (it damages the roots) and the delivery of all plants can be affected if the water supply is frozen (because we water all plants before packing). Extremely hot weather can also be challenging and occasionally we hold back orders for species that are particularly vulnerable. We ask our customers to be mindful of bank holidays when couriers are not active.

We'd like to stress that although there are exceptions, the vast majority of our orders are dispatched extremely quickly and we are proud of our logistics developed over many years of delivering plants to tens of thousands of customers.

Returns

We inspect plants carefully before dispatch but accept that very occasionally things may go wrong. 
You can return your plants (within 14 days) for a refund or replacement (we’ll help with the process of returning). If your plants arrived damaged then returns are free of charge. However, we ask that you inform us as soon as possible. If you’d like to return your plants because of a change of plan or if we do not agree that the plants are significantly damaged (the loss of a few leaves in transit or a loose pot on arrival, for example, wouldn't be harmful to the plants), then we may ask you to pay the full or partial return costs if you still wanted to return them. We’re very reasonable and always aim for complete satisfaction as demonstrated by our amazing Feefo customer reviews which can be viewed here.

Should you wish to return any products that you have over-bought, no longer require or purchased in error you will incur both a return cost (different charges for pallets and Boxes) and the original cost of delivery incurred by Best4hedging. Please contact the Service team for charges and/or to organise a return. Plants will be subject to a quality control check from our Nursery upon return before any refund is authorised and processed.

Please note that in the case of damaged plants, if you have not notified us of a problem within 14 days of delivery, we consider you to have accepted the plants and Best4Hedging has no further liability for them should they fail.

You can read more about our returns policy in our terms and conditions here.

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