North PrivetLigustrum x ibolium
This deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub is America's fasting-growing hedge, growing up to 3' per year. The shrub's dense, dark, glossy green foliage makes it an excellent choice for hedges and privacy screens.
If you’re interested in a hedge with a formal appearance, this privet tolerates shearing well. When you grow it as a hedge, shearing it early and often helps to develop thick layers of branches for year-round privacy.