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Old 07-21-2012, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by RussellB View Post
Wax Myrtles were planted in the back of my property prior to my home being built. The area is 95percent shade and the myrtles are thriving. I trim them three times/year just to keep them in check. I agree you shouldn't install stuff that might do well. I am saying the 80ft hedge in my back yard is thriving. A fence is a true alternative to a hedge.
I've seen the opposite here...not calling you a liar....just saying what I've seen. The myrtles I saw were getting 50% shade, which sounds like a lot less than what the OP is dealing with, and they looked like hell....
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