Privet – Ligustrum spp. (L. obtusifolium is very common) Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Privet, Wax-Leaf Privet Botanical Name: Ligustrum spp. (L. obtusifolium is very common), li-GUS-trum Decorative Life: 2-3 weeks. Availability: Year Round Harvest Instructions: Supplemental iron may sometimes be required to apply during production to provide customers with the desired green foliage. However, apply with caution as foliage damage can result. Storage Specifics: Can be stored at 34-38 degrees F for 3-5 weeks. Tidbits: The specific epithet name obtusifolium is in reference to the shape of its leaves. Ligustrum is the Latin name for privet.