Golden Vicary Privet (Ligustrum x vicaryi)

Golden Vicary Privet

  • Dense Shrub Makes Great Hedges
  • Easy To Grow
  • White Spring Blooms Atract Butterflies
  • Brilliant Year Round Color

The Golden Vicary Privet (Ligustrum x vicaryi) is a large, hardy shrub with dense branches. They would make a great specimen shrub as well as borders, privacy screens & hedges.

The Golden Vicary Privet is valued for its golden leaves that gleam in the sunlight. This lovely golden-leafed Privet has a vase-like or oval shape. Upright stems are covered with bright, golden leaves in full sun, light green in shade.

Aromatic, tubular-shaped, white flowers arrive in late spring. The flowers on the Golden Vicary Privet attract butterflies & other pollinators.

Late spring and into summer the blooms change to small, dark, berry-like fruits. They add a layer of contrast against the bright foliage.

The Golden Vicary Privet tolerates dry soil and looks its best when not pruned, although it can be pruned if it is being used as a hedge. Golden Vicary Privet prefers sun to partial shade; best appearance for leaf color is in full sun.

This is a very hardy plant that adapts too many soil and moisture conditions. For an easy to grow, bright evergreen, the Golden Privet is a great choice.

Golden Vicary Privet (Ligustrum x vicaryi) Details

Common name Golden Vicary Privet
Botanical name Ligustrum x vicaryi
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Fast
Height 8 - 10 ft.
Width 8 - 10 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Insignificant
Leaf color Yellow