chinese privet

Asked May 12, 2020, 1:26 AM EDT

will a chinese privet survive in zone 6a michigan winters.

Michigan

1 Response

Hello,

Apparently zone 6 is borderline, since some references list zone 6 and some list zone 7. In our more severe winters when temperatures occasionally dip into zone 5 range, it may experience dieback or be killed outright.

Here are references-

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/ligustrum-sinense/

https://landscapeplants.oregonstate.edu/plants/ligustrum-sinense

https://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/dendrology/syllabus/factsheet.cfm?ID=1052