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Ligustrum japonicum 'Coriaceum' (Dwarf curly leaf ligustrum)

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
1.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Low
Toxicity

Botanical name: Ligustrum japonicum 'Coriaceum'

Other names: Dwarf curly leaf ligustrum, Ligustrum japonicum 'Rotundifolium', Curly-leaf Japanese privet, Coriaceum Japanese privet, Ligustrum japonica 'Coriaceum'

Genus: Ligustrum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Coriaceum' _ 'Coriaceum' is a dwarf, upright shrub with leathery, twisted, dark-green foliage.


Ligustrum japonicum 'Coriaceum' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer

Fragrance: Some may find the smell of the flowers unpleasant

Habit: Bushy, Dense

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Leaf mining moths , Thrips

Specific diseases: Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Ligustrum japonicum 'Coriaceum' (Dwarf curly leaf ligustrum) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Drought Tolerant, Hedging/Screens, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in any soil as long as it is free-draining in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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