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Golden Privet hedge plants

Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' hedging

  • From £72.49 (ex VAT)

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.

*Please note, 1 bare root = 1 Golden Privet plant, not a bundle of plants.

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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.

Showing 20 of our total 146 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 146 reviews for Golden Privet hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 146 ratings.
April 8, 2021 | Peter Wright
Golden Privet hedge plants

Good condition came quickly, very happy

April 2, 2021 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

As ordered, gave them a good drink and are now growing

April 1, 2021 | john gott
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March 26, 2021 | Michael Harding
Golden Privet hedge plants

Plants where in good condition & packaging stood up to transit

March 13, 2021 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

Some plants are clearly well established, others are a little bare and spindly, am hoping these ones will catch up with the others . Generally the plants looked very healthy. Some had some brown leaves on , but again I’m hoping that that is normal for these plants

March 8, 2021 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

Great plants, planted out and seem to be doing well. Very happy,would use again

February 10, 2021 | Alan Payling
Golden Privet hedge plants

All good, impressed with service.

January 31, 2021 | William Hudson
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November 24, 2020 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

Great plants, very healthy, growing well.

October 17, 2020 | Nicki
Golden Privet hedge plants

As Above

October 6, 2020 | Edward Thorne
Golden Privet hedge plants

Plants were strong and healthy in good sized pots.

July 6, 2020 | Roddy MacArthur
Golden Privet hedge plants

Arrived quickly in very good condition.

April 15, 2020 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

Good healthy roots, sturdy plants

April 7, 2020 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

As described and in excellent condition

April 5, 2020 | Nathan Bennett
Golden Privet hedge plants

As Above

March 26, 2020 | Anonymous
Golden Privet hedge plants

very good plants with excellent roots

March 19, 2020 | MIchael Sanger
Golden Privet hedge plants

Much better than expected, planted and thriving. Brilliant

March 4, 2020 | Jennifer GILL
Golden Privet hedge plants

Excellent product/delivery.Please refer to the earlier review I did of the same item which I ordered again.

February 27, 2020 | Bruce Orr
Golden Privet hedge plants

Excellent plants seem to be in good health

February 26, 2020 | Jennifer GILL
Golden Privet hedge plants

Very good, strong roots, impressed.

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