Forestiera | Desert Olive - Privet

Forestiera | Desert Olive - Privet

Desert Olive or New Mexico Privet (Forestiera neomexicana) is a deciduous, native shrub that can be grown into a dense hedge, or pruned to form a twisting, multi-stemmed small tree. Female plants produce considerable quantities of blue-black berries that are eaten by birds. The beautiful whitish bark accentuates the bright yellow fall foliage.

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Happy Boy New Mexico Privet

Forestiera | Desert Olive - Privet

Desert Olive or New Mexico Privet (Forestiera neomexicana) is a deciduous, native shrub that can be grown into a dense hedge, or pruned to form a twisting, multi-stemmed small tree. Female plants produce considerable quantities of blue-black berries that are eaten by birds. The beautiful whitish bark accentuates the bright yellow fall foliage.

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  1. Silver Satin New Mexico Privet, Forestiera neomexicana 'Silver Satin' mature plant growing in garden, photo courtesy of David Salman

    Exclusive to High Country Gardens. 'Silver Satin' New Mexico Privet (Forestiera neomexicana) is a standout in the landscape with its unusually colored foliage. An outstanding native ...

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    Silver Satin New Mexico Privet Silver Satin New Mexico Privet Forestiera neomexicana 'Silver Satin'
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    Exclusive to High Country Gardens. 'Silver Satin' New Mexico Privet (Forestiera neomexicana) is a standout in the landscape with its unusually colored foliage. An outstanding native shrub selection for low-water landscapes and xeric gardens, mature plants develop a canopy of silky gray leaves by mid-summer. 'Silver Satin' is a male plant and an excellent pollinator pair for 'Berry Girl' New Mexico Privet. A High Country Gardens introduction.
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