View Full Version : Need some plant ideas

03-06-2009, 09:51 AM
:waving: Hey fellas, I got a call from a lady who want to create a privacy "fence" with trees for 150 linear feet. I need some ideas and suggestions of trees that
1. aren't too wide
2. grow rapidly
3. aren't too expensive
thanks in advance


White Gardens
03-06-2009, 10:21 AM

03-08-2009, 10:57 PM
Green Giant Arbs

or Ligustrum. Ligustrum are generally cheaper.

03-08-2009, 11:41 PM
If it does not have to be year 'round, Heritage Clump Birch gives a good high screen very quickly for short money.

If evergreen, I like Isobel's Green Giant suggestion.

If you don't need high screning and need to stay very narrow, Emerald Arbs fit that bill.

03-09-2009, 07:31 AM
oooo! I forgot about the Heritage clump Birch. That's another good one.

03-09-2009, 11:18 AM
Do you guys have the Techny Arb?
Its the only evergreen considered for hedges.
If deer are present , then perhaps the White Spruce.

It is hands down the best (fastest) growing around here, but never hear it mentioned elsewhere.

03-09-2009, 11:35 AM
Go with the Norm Evers Arb. hardiest and best bet for this region

03-10-2009, 10:30 AM
Thanks guys. I will let you know what the home owner thinks.