Trees by Genus

Genus 'Ligustrum'

Ligustrum lucidum

Ligustrum lucidum (Tree Privet)

Ligustrum lucidum

Also known as: Glossy Privet

Native: China

Location: Makes a fine ornamental or shade tree in Europe, especially in cities.

Height is to about 15m, less than half that as a shrub.


Leaves are dark green and very glossy on upper surface.


Ligustrum lucidum

Flowers open in late August and September, when few other trees are flowering.


No sample available

Fruit ripens to black oval berries about 1.2cm long.