Ligustrum japonicum is a species of Ligustrum native to central and southern Japan and Korea. It is widely cultivated in other regions, and is naturalized in California and in the southeastern United States from Texas to Virginia.Common name:
Creamy whiteBloom time:
May to JuneHeight:
6.00 to 12.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to grow Planting & Care
Also, select a site that gets full sun. For dependable blooms, plants need six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day. If itâ€™s too shady, the stems will attempt to lean towards the sun or get spindly and fall over. Most of the popular varieties prefer acidic to neutral soil, but some are lime-tolerant or prefer alkaline soils.Sunlight:
full sun to part shadeSoil:
dry to mediumTemprature:
0Â° to 10Â°FFertilizer:
apply to organic fertilizerCare:
- It has become a popular and versatile shrub for warm winter areas of the southern and western U.
- in large part as a result of its attractive evergreen foliage, fast but compact growth and ease of culture/pruning.
- It has escaped gardens and naturalized in some of those warm winter areas.
Formal or informal hedge, screen and shrub border. Popular for topiaries. Train as small tree. Container plant. May grow too fast for foundation plantings. UseOrnamental use:
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems. Some susceptibility to a number of potential disease problems, including anthracnose, crown gall, twig blight, leaf spots, powdery mildew, cankers and root rots.