Evergreen Hedge - 15-20 feet - full sun

Bob.LuckDecember 4, 2012

I just removed a row of white pines that gave me a privacy screen. I need to replace it and want an evergreen hedge that will grow fast to at least 15 feet high. I am considering Green Giant Arborvite, Leyland Cypress. I am wondering about fast growing alternatives. How about privet (ligustrum) of some kind? Will it grow quickly and tall enough. Any other suggestions? Can I plant it now?

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cyn427 (zone 7)

You can still plant, but do it quickly. If you are in northern VA or another area that sometimes gets decent amounts of snow, the Leyland cypress is one to dust off before you end up with broken branches. Don't have Arborvitae, so can't speak to that. Try going to the trees forum or conifer forum and do a search on evergreen hedges. You will find lots of threads discussing them!

    Bookmark   December 9, 2012 at 6:52PM
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