Silver Star is a popular variety of Curly leaf ligustrum, which belongs to the Ligustrum genus (Ligustrum japonicum 'Silver Star'). It grows mainly as an Evergreen, which means it typically retains its leaves throughout the year. Silver Star is known for growing to a height of approximately 4.94 feet (that's 1.52 metres in metric) with a shrub-like habit.
As Silver Star Curly leaf ligustrum is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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How to grow Silver Star
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Silver Star is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Silver Star are Zone 7 and Zone 10. Ensure your soil is clay and has a ph of between 5.5 and 8.0 as Curly leaf ligustrum is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.
Growing Silver Star from seed
Transplanting Silver Star
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Silver Star is a hardy plant.
Harvesting Silver Star