Plant Type: Deciduous shrub (may be semi-evergreen in mild winters)
Height: 8-12 feet
Spread: 8-10 feet
Light: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Can tolerate most soils provided that it is well-draining.
Uses: Privacy screen, hedge, borders, specimen plant.
Flower: White flowers in the summer.
Foliage: Bright yellow-green leaves throughout the summer, deep purples, yellow and red in the fall.
Pruning: Prune annually in the winter.
Deer Resistance: Rarely damaged.
The golden privet is also heat and drought tolerant once established.