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need long screening plant

Posted by Evo_Lution none (My Page) on
Thu, Dec 12, 13 at 11:08

Hey guys, I'm looking for something that can give me a fairly full screen for a fence line that is 6ft high by 100ft long and flat, then it turns a corner and will be another 30ft on a slope, I would perfer something that grows at least 8-10 ft high and pretty wide, I have a kid and dogs so i can't have thorns or anything toxic, I would like evergreen if possible, I want something that grows pretty fast preferably but not a necessity trimming a lot is not that big of a deal, I have been looking quite closely at green giants but on not sure
Please help


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RE: need long screening plant

Oh and I forgot to mention I am located in Palmdale CA, I believe it is zone 8


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No suggestions?

This post was edited by Evo_Lution on Fri, Dec 13, 13 at 6:37


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  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Sat, Dec 14, 13 at 11:00

Green Giant is likely not going to perform well in interior California. You need heat tolerant. What about Tecate Cypress.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tecate cypress comments


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Do those have soft foliage, or is it more of a rough desert plant?


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