The Chinese Privet is a small shrub or tree, depending on how it's maintained; it produces small, white flowers that are very aromatic when in bloom. Most commonly used as a hedge plant, the Chinese Privet also produces toxic fruit, so it is necessary to keep them away from small children and dogs who may eat the fruit. Unlike the common privet, this beautiful plant will stay green year round making this plant a beautiful addition to your garden.
Common Name: Chinese Privet
Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Native Range: China, Europe
Height: 5.00-12.00 ft.
Spread: 6.00-8.00 ft.
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun/ partial shade
Water: Low watering requirements
Maintenance: Medium maintenance required
Flower: Small, fragrant, clustered
Leaf: Dark green, glossy
Fruit: Small, dark blue-black berries, large clusters, TOXIC