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Ligustrum japonicum 'Jack Frost' /Jack Frost Ligustrum

Ligustrum japonicum 'Jack Frost'  / Ligustrum japonicum 'Jack Frost'
Green leaves with white margins
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Green leaves with white margins

This is likely the most popular of the variegated ligustrums

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Scientific Name: Ligustrum japonicum 'Jack Frost'
Common Name: Jack Frost Ligustrum
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Variegated Plants
Comments: Used as topiary, screen, hedge, and in foundation plantings. The glossy green leaves have white margins, making for a wonderful contrast in the landscape.