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My Backyard is overlooked by a 6 story building

Posted by ay1128 6/7 NY (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 1, 08 at 23:25

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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RE: My Backyard is overlooked by a 6 story building

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


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RE: My Backyard is overlooked by a 6 story building

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


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RE: My Backyard is overlooked by a 6 story building

Thuja standishi x plicata 'Green Giant'

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


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