#066 Waxleaf Privet (Ligustrum lucidum)

This Waxleaf Privet has been the reigning state champion since February 1989. There is no Treasure Tree tag.

Statistics (1991/2020)

  • Circumference (In.): 76"/112"
  • Height (Ft.): 31'/unknown
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 28'/47'
  • Total Points: 114/124

More Information

  • Nominated By: Tom Martin and Joe McLaurin
  • Year Added: 1991
  • Owned By: William and Terry Augerot
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Myers Park
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: This plant is listed as an invasive species in North Carolina. It can become weedy in disturbed areas and around buildings. It is native to Southern China and Korea.
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