What You Need to Know
Privets are valued for landscaping because they grow into dense, tall shrubs. But it’s just those properties that can make them a disaster in your woods.
Privet can grow so tight that it's impossible to walk through. It can outcompete native species for resources, taking up the space, water, and light they need to grow. It’s caused particular problems in the southeastern United States.
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