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Privet Hedging Plants

Bare Root Privet (2-3ft)

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Privet Hedging - Description

  • Bare Root Privet Hedging Plants
  • Ligustrum ovalifolium
  • Common Privet
  • Top Quality - Dense & Bushy Growth
  • Size of Plants: 60- 100cm
  • Plant Age: 2 Year Old
  • (0+2 /2 yr Hardwood Cutting / 2-3 sh)
  • Number of Branches: 2
  • Type: Bare Root
  • Quantity: 1 Plant
  • Discounts on Orders of 25+ Plants
  • Spacing for Hedging: 30cm Apart

Delivery - Important Note - Please Read

  • We can only deliver orders of this product by Fastway couriers
  • Please do not choose DPD as your courier for orders containing this item

Privet Hedging - Characteristics

  • Happy in sun or shade
  • Frost hardy - but can loose foliage in tough Winters
  • Fast growing plant
  • Benefits from pruning twice yearly

Privet Hedging - Uses

  • Forms a formal hedge if clipped twice each year
  • Can be grown as an informal hedge also
  • Great for a fast growing hedge
  • Great for privacy
  • Great as a backdrop for planting schemes & herbaceous borders

Privet Hedging - Planting Instructions

Sowing Time

  • Plant all bare root hedging in dormant season - October to March
  • Avoid frosty conditions, where the ground is frozen

Trench Preparation

  • Dig trench approx. 2.5ft wide & 1.5ft deep
  • Add about 4" of well rotted farm yard manure to base of the trench
  • Cover the manure with a layer of soil
  • This prevents the manure 'burning' the plant's roots

Positioning Plants

  • Space plants 50cm apart
  • Stagger / alternate plants to create a double row
  • This creates a wider & thicker hedge
  • Back fill the top soil
  • Be sure that the base of each plant is just below soil surface
  • Compact soil in well with your foot
  • Level off the soil around the plants

Handling the Plants

  • Watering is essential - Both before & after planting
  • When plants arrive, plant them straight away
  • If you are unable to plant straight away - then 'heel them in' temporarily
  • Keep plant's roots in their bag & avoid exposure to sun light
  • Take care not to damage roots, bark & buds

After Care

  • Watering is essential for plants to establish
    • Soak plants in basin of water prior to planting
    • Water after planting
    • If dry weather persists, water every second day
  • Weeding is also essential
    • A new hedge will need to be weeded at least 3 time over the growing season
    • Weed in March, June & September
    • We recommend using weed membrane & mulch to control weeds


  • For best results Privet should be pruned twice each Summer
  • Can be cut back hard each spring

Privet - Quick Facts

  • Privet is very tolerant of pollution making it great for town & city planting
  • Some privet plants are great for topiary including ligustrum delavayanum
  • To form a thick hedge, cut the tops off the hedging plants as this encourages lateral growth
  • The word 'ovalifolium' means oval foliage
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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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