New Zealand Privet (Griselinia littoralis)

New Zealand Privet (Griselinia littoralis)

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The New Zealand Privet or “Griselinia littoralis” has become one of the top selling hedges in the UK. It is relatively low maintenance, reliable and easy on the eye with its lighter than normal green foliage. A great addition to any garden. The New Zealand Broadleaf are fast growing hedges with a large evergreen shrub with light green, broadly oval leaves. Due to its fast-growing rate and impressive canopy size, it is recommend to allow for growing space when planting. These hedges have beautiful oval shaped leave with very small and inconspicuous yellow-green flowers that are followed by purple fruits.
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Product TypePlant
Country Of OriginBritain
Latin NameGriselinia littoralis
Plant Type Evergreen
Plant Height including Pot50-60cm - 95cm
Container Size12L
Rootball/Container Diameter 36cm
Growth Size & HabitatGrowth height of 4 – 8 metres with a spread of 2.5 – 4 metres.
Growing Conditions

Prefers a south facing or west facing aspect.

Full sun preferred positon.

Soil Requirements

Grow in a well drained soil; it can grow in multiple soil types (chalk, loam, sand).

It is a versatile plant that is able to grow in soil that varies in pH levels (acid, alkaline, neutral).

Watering Requirements

Keep soil moist but not overwatered through spring and summer.

Monitor soil moisture.


Pruning is relatively straight forward and consists of removing any dead, damaged or diseased shoots and trimming to shape as desired.

As Griselinia is a less 'formal' hedge, it doesn't require regular hedge trimming as much as other hedging plants. Depending on the size of your hedge, garden shears is a good option or for larger specimens a hedge trimmer is suggested.

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Delivery Cost

Free of charge on all full pallets and any orders over £1,000 + VAT.

A flat charge of £30 applies to any split-pack order under £1,000 + VAT.

POA delivery charges apply to the far reaches of the UK, contact us to get a delivery quote.

Delivery Times

Free* next day delivery available to certain postcodes. (*T&C's apply)

This product cannot be delivered on a Monday.


Cancel up to 14 days from the date of delivery. Products to be returned in the same condition and packaging. Products require watering in order to stay in the same condition.

You will be responsible for returning the product to London Stone. Collection can be made by us but this will incur a £40 + VAT collection charge.

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