Griselinia littoralis
  • Griselinia littoralis
  • Griselinia littoralis

Griselinia littoralis

£12.95

(New Zealand Privet) Griselinia littoralis is a large, evergreen branching shrub excellent for screening with bright green leaves. It can be pruned regularly to grow as a thick hedge if required.

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An evergreen plant native to New Zealand, Griselinia littoralis has fresh, apple-green leaves which are pleasing to the eye and also useful for flower arranging. Mature Griselinia develop a dense, bushy habit and make an excellent choice for screening parts of a garden, an old shed, etc.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Griselinia littoralis requires protection from severe winter frost in cooler parts of the U.K.
  • Flowering Period: June - August.
  • Flower Colour: Pale yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Very large, densely branching shrub with an upright habit.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
  • Notes: Please be aware that although hardy in costal areas, Griselinia littoralis can be a fickle and difficult plant in the winter inland or if planted in a poor positionAs such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Honey Fungus Resistant, Screening/Hedge, To grow in a pot

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