Privet Wild Hedging

Ligustrum vulgare is our wild native privet, it has dark green oval leaves that are longer and more elongated compared to the green and golden varieties of Privet. Clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers are produced during summer, these develop into shiny black fruits later in the season. Wild Privet is a good shrub for attracting wildlife, popular with insects and birds providing food and nesting sites. Wild Privet is a very tough and hardy hedging plant, it is often seen in mixed native hedges (it makes a great addition being semi evergreen and is a naturally bushy plant when young giving good coverage) but can also be used as a single species hedge.

Being a semi evergreen shrub, in sheltered gardens and in milder winters Wild Privet will keep many of its leaves. During colder spells of weather and on more exposed planting sites it will lose many leaves behaving more like a deciduous hedging shrub. Wild Privet is a tough species putting up with exposed sites and any soil that does not become waterlogged.

Wild Privet hedging plants are available as pot grown or bare rooted. Pot grown plants have the advantages of being available all year round and because there is no root disturbance they will establish and grow away quickly. Bare root Wild Privet hedging plants are available when the plants are dormant from November until April and are the most economical option for establishing a new hedge.

We have given our recommended planting density next to each size, you can use our plant calculator to work out how many plants are needed, tick the double row box for a denser and thicker hedge that covers more quickly (this option uses 50% more plants).

We offer generous quantity discounts and delivery is free on most orders over £50 (ex VAT).

For any questions about Wild Privet hedging, or any other plants from our range please call our experienced sales team on 01580 765600.

Potted Hedging

We deliver these plants to you in the pots they are grown in, because there is no root disturbance they can delivered and planted all year round with excellent results.
  • Privet Wild Potted Hedging 2-3ft 60/90cm

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    in 2 litre pots

    Plant(s) per metre: 3

    Minimum order quantity: 1

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    1 +
    £4.89 (£5.87)
    5 +
    £4.69 (£5.63)
    25 +
    £4.49 (£5.39)
    100 +
    £4.29 (£5.15)
    In Stock

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)

  • Privet Wild Potted Hedging 3-4ft 90/120cm

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    in 2 litre pots

    Plant(s) per metre: 3

    Minimum order quantity: 1

    Free delivery on orders over £50 - Learn More

    1 +
    £5.99 (£7.19)
    5 +
    £5.79 (£6.95)
    25 +
    £5.59 (£6.71)
    100 +
    £5.39 (£6.47)

    Out of stock

Instant Hedging

These are convenient hedging plants are grown in pre-clipped 1 metre long sections to give immediate impact from the moment of planting. Instant hedging plants are available for delivery and planting all year round.
  • Privet Wild Instant Hedging 200cm

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    100 litre Hedge element

    Plant(s) per metre: 1

    Minimum order quantity: 3

    Free delivery on orders over £200 - Learn More

    3 +
    £219.00 (£262.80)
    20 +
    £217.00 (£260.40)
    50 +
    £214.00 (£256.80)
    100 +
    £210.00 (£252.00)
    In Stock

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)

Bare Root Hedging

These are field grown plants, lifted during the dormant season (normally November-April) and delivered ready for planting without any soil on the roots. The most cost-effective way to plant a new hedge.
  • Privet Wild Bare Root Hedging 16/24in 40/60cm

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    1 year old

    Plant(s) per metre: 3

    Minimum order quantity: 3

    Free delivery on orders over £50 - Learn More

    3 +
    £1.64 (£1.97)
    10 +
    £0.89 (£1.07)
    50 +
    £0.82 (£0.98)
    250 +
    £0.74 (£0.89)
    November Delivery
    Sale
    25% Off

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)

  • Privet Wild Bare Root Hedging 2-3ft 60/90cm

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    2 year old

    Plant(s) per metre: 3

    Minimum order quantity: 3

    Free delivery on orders over £50 - Learn More

    3 +
    £1.87 (£2.24)
    10 +
    £1.04 (£1.25)
    50 +
    £0.97 (£1.16)
    250 +
    £0.89 (£1.07)
    November Delivery
    Sale
    25% Off

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)

  • Privet Wild Bare Root Hedging 3-4ft 90/120cm

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    2 year old

    Plant(s) per metre: 3

    Minimum order quantity: 3

    Free delivery on orders over £50 - Learn More

    3 +
    £2.24 (£2.69)
    10 +
    £1.42 (£1.70)
    50 +
    £1.34 (£1.61)
    250 +
    £1.27 (£1.52)
    November Delivery
    Sale
    25% Off

    Total: £0.000.00 inc VAT)