Ligustrum japonicum is a native plant to Japan and Korea. It is also called wax-leaf privet or Japanese privet.
Ligustrum japonicum is a shrub or small tree, evergreen, which can reach the height up to 5 m.
Wax-leaf privet has dark green, glossy leaves and on early summer on the tips of stems small white flowers appear.
Its fruit is drupe oval, black - colored purple on ripening.
It grows easily in a wide variety of soils, but prefers dry, well-drained, in full sun or semi-shaded locations..
It is hardy plant and fast growing.
It requires frequent pruning to maintain its shape.