This privet was dug locally and given to me by a friend. It was originally poisoned on a number of occasions but it still survived so was eventually dug out. The original trunk died but has suckers emanating from under it and is a real raft with a large portion of dead wood on the upper part.
It has only been in a bonsai pot for one year and it continues to power along. This species takes a lot of trimming to keep it looking in shape and also requires regular repotting as the roots quickly fill the pot.