Holly vs. Conifer for privacy screening
Posted this over on the shrubs forum, and thought I'd put it on this board as well. Been getting good info on this site for years but need a little extra help this time. Trying to come up with a good privacy hedge/screen for an area alongside a road in front of our home. Criteria are as follows. Full Sun, Hoping for evergreen, height range anywhere from 5-12 ft or so. Width not an issue. Something that I could just "let go" and would still look nice and not get too huge. Thinking of Blue Princess or other holly, Hicks Yew, Frasers Photinia (probably not hardy enough for 6), or some sort of conifer that I would have to keep cutting to keep it from getting too tall (thuja or leyland etc.) How about a combo for a more natural look? This would be a row of around 60 ft or so. Any ideas are greatly appreciated. Thanks everybody.