Plant Care Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Also known as

Garden privet, Garden privet, Privet, Korean privet, California privet and Oval-leaved privet


Ligustrum ovalifolium

How to care for Ligustrum Ovalifolium


How often to water your Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Water needs for Ligustrum Ovalifolium
0.5 cups
every 9

Ligustrum Ovalifolium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

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Growing Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 9th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…

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Light needs for plant Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.1% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 23.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Garden privet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ligustrum Ovalifolium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ligustrum Ovalifolium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Sacramento, California ⛅.

Ligustrum Ovalifolium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ligustrum Ovalifolium: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ligustrum Ovalifolium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Nutrient needs for plant Ligustrum Ovalifolium in Sacramento, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 7th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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Difficulty Level

Ligustrum Ovalifolium is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Ligustrum Ovalifolium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Sacramento, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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