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DAVIDSON HARDY GLOSSY PRIVET
Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy'

Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy' Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy' Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy' Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy'

Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Branches droop but resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Oleaceae

Additional Common Names

DAVIDSON HARDY GLOSSY PRIVET, DAVISON HARDY TREE LIGUSTRUM

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 25 - 40 feet.

Width: 25 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Summer. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Purple or Blue Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 5, 6 and 8 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Scales and Nematodes, Root Rot and Sooty Mold.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Container, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ligustrum lucidum 'Davidson Hardy' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/ligustrum-lucidum-davidson-hardy >

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