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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Privet - Chinese (Ligustrun Sinsensis) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Privet - Chinese (Ligustrun Sinsensis)

 Privet - Chinese (Ligustrun Sinsensis) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

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Semi-deciduous shrub bearing small oval LEAVES (less pointed than on the common privet) and small white summer blossoms, followed by purple/black berries on a "twiggy" BRANCH STRUCTURE.

STYLE : suited to informal upright, slanting, root-over-rock, clasped-to-rock, twin trunk, CLUMPand group styles.

WARNING : Does not like standing water. Ensure well drained.

Care Info


REPOT : Annually in early spring, PRUNING back thick ROOTS hard. As tree gets older, leave until pot is full of roots.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Branches can be pruned at any time as long as frost not expected. Thin out cluttered areas as required.

PINCH: Trim new SHOOTS after flowering and continually trim to SHAPE.

WATER : Maintain evenly moist throughout the year. never over-water.

FEED : Low nitrogen every 2 weeks during the growing season.

WARNING : Does not like standing water. Ensure well drained.

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