• Eventual height: 6m
  • Eventual spread: 5m

Griselinia littoralis

New Zealand privet

RHS award of garden merit
2 litre pot £19.99
£59.94 £39.96
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  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: Fast
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy (may need winter protection)

A dense, shapely, evergreen shrub with an upright habit and lush, apple-green leathery leaves. It is ideal for growing as a specimen plant in the border and also makes an excellent hedging plant.

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  • Garden care:
    In April or May lightly cut back any shoots that spoil the symmetry of the plant. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost around the base of the plant.
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