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Our Favorite Screening Plants

Summer is the time to be outside, but while in your garden a little privacy is nice. Walls, and buildings are sometimes better when obscured or softened with foliage. Here are our favorite screen plants that grow high, but can be kept narrow.

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Brite ‘N Tight Laurel Cherry

  • Evergreen, shiny, deep green foliage
  • Adapts well to pruning
  • Partial to full sun
  • Easily maintained at 6-10’ high and 4-6’ wide
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Fern Podocarpus

  • Narrow leaves create a soft, graceful effect
  • Very well-adapted to urban settings
  • Partial to full sun
  • Great in containers and the landscape
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Monterey Bay Brush Cherry

  • A bold, lush, tall evergreen shrub
  • Reddish bronze new growth
  • Ideal for formal hedges and screens
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Purple Hop Seed Bush

  • Bronze, almost purple toned foliage.
  • Easily sheared.
  • Loves full sun to light shade, modest water.
  • Very clean, almost litter free.
  • Easily maintained at 6-10’ high and 2-4’ wide.
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Wax Leaf Privet

  • Compact habit and glossy green foliage
  • Responds well to regular pruning
  • Performs well in containers
  • Partial to full sun
  • Easily maintained at 6-10’ high and 2-4’ wide