Ligustrum lucidum ‘Excelsum Superbum’
Chinese Privet, Glossy Privet, Broad-leaf Privet
Ligustrum lucidum ‘Excelsum Superbum’ is a captivating evergreen shrub, or small tree, with variegated, glossy leaves and an upright growth pattern. Flourishing in well-drained soil and partial shade to full sun, it can reach heights of 4.5-6 metres, and bears clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers in late spring, followed by blue-black berries.
Its durability and ornamental charm make it a sought-after choice for hedges or stunning standalone features in landscaping projects.
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Care & Size Guidance
Ligustrum lucidum ‘Excelsum Superbum’ thrives in well-draining soil and benefits from partial shade to full sun exposure. Moderate watering is necessary, especially during the establishment phase. Pruning for shape is recommended but minimal, usually conducted after the flowering period.
This variety can attain heights of 4.5-6 metres with a similar spread, making it ideal for hedges or as a standalone specimen. Its evergreen nature and adaptability to various soil types make it a versatile choice, perfect for adding structure and charm to garden landscapes.