Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’

('Sunshine' Ligustrum)

By October 9, 2019
Ligustrum sinense 'Sunshine'

About Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’ PP20379

This striking evergreen shrub is most notably known for its bright golden color. Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’ PP20379 has an upright growth habit featuring narrow stems densely filled with small golden green foliage. It is fast growing and both heat and drought tolerant making it a great choice for warmer climates or water-wise landscape designs. This plant is highly desirable as it is a non-invasive cultivar which will not re-seed in the landscape and does not bloom, welcomed characteristics that set it apart from other Ligustrum bushes. Commonly known as ‘Sunshine’ Ligustrum, this plant’s average landscape size reaches 3-6′ tall by 3-4′ wide and requires little maintenance.

Care Instructions

Plant Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’ PP20379 in well drained soil in an area with full sun. Water regularly to establish the root system then reduce frequency as this plant does not tolerate soggy soil. Fertilize in early spring and prune when desired for desired shape or size although its natural shape is desirable to some.

Where to plant

This plant looks great planted as a privacy screen, a hedging plant or even in containers. It grows quickly so it can be mass planted to cover a large area or it can add interesting color to an otherwise bare street median.


Botanical Name: Ligustrum sinense 'Sunshine' PP20379

Common Name: 'Sunshine' Ligustrum

Average Landscape Size: 3-6' x 3-4'

Plant Type: Evergreen

Foliage Color: Golden

Forms: Bush

Sizes: 3 Gallon

Special Features: Dramatic Color, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Good For Container Or Ground Planting, Hedging Plant, Easy Pruning, Ornamental Plant,