My Backyard is overlooked by a 6 story building

ay1128July 1, 2008

Does anyone have a suggestion for what to plant that will screen at least 50 ft. high and 25 wide? It is on the southern edge of my property, shaded by the building and a large oak 30 ft. to the west. It is also within five ft. of a retaining wall ( there's an 8 ft. drop behind my yard).

Any help would really be appreciated.

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dyhgarden(7b)

Will a dawn redwood grow in your area? They are deciduous, though.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2008 at 4:02PM
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moreplantsplease(5)

What about a concolor fir???

Here's the link from Uconn....I love 'em!
Also, Arborvitae Green giant is quite lovely, fast growing and a beautiful green.

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.hort.uconn.edu/Plants/a/abicon/abicon1.html

    Bookmark   July 7, 2008 at 10:02PM
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katrina1(OK)

Thuja standishi x plicata 'Green Giant'

Just plant them in two stagger rows, or a row which looks more like drifts.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2008 at 12:28AM
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