Ligustrum sinensis - bonsai for indoors Height including pot ~21cm - plate included The delivered tree can look different from the photo. However, the measurement, type and model will be the same Privet (Ligustrum) is a genus of plants in the olive family (Oleaceae) which other wild privet belongs to. It is a well-known garden plant that is an important food source for many animals, including a number of caterpillars. This shrub is also widely used for making hedges. The bush can be recognized by the lanceolate leaves and black berries.