Ligustrum obtusifolium

Border Privet, Regal Privet

Per NYS Regulation Part 575, this species is classified as an Invasive Species, and as a NYS based business we are not able to sell these seeds regardless of where the purchaser is located. We have this item listed for reference only.

  • Ligustrum obtusifolium

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Looking for a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 9.8 feet tall and 15 feet wide? Look no further than Ligustrum obtusifolium, also known as the border privet or Regal privet. This shrub, native to Japan, Korea, and China, features large foliage and an upright oval to radiating rounded growth habit in youth, maturing to an arching vase growth habit with age. It's great for hedges or as a stand-alone specimen. And if you're looking for an interesting coffee or tea substitute, try roasting the seeds or brewing the leaves. While the species is invasive in parts of the US, it's a beautiful addition to any garden when maintained properly. Get your own Ligustrum obtusifolium today!

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