Conifers to create screen of green

jdavenpoJune 2, 2012

Hello!

I am looking for some advice on what conifers to select to create a privacy screen in front of our home (hedge like). I was thinking a chamaecyparis or similar. I am located in southern Ca on the coast.... So it is moderate temp with a lot of sun at times.

Any ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Jason

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pineresin

One of the California native cypresses would be best.

Resin

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 6:17PM
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scotjute

Monterrey Cypress! These grow in the coastal zone around Monterrey. Assume they would grow in the same zone further south.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 12:28AM
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pineresin

Might be nice to be different and get Cupressus goveniana or C. pygmaea. Or if you're down by San Diego, try C. forbesii.

Resin

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 12:17PM
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