Tree/Shrub (grows 6 - 10 feet) ever green recommendation request - Knowledgebase Question

Irving, TX (Zone 7B)
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Question by kosaraju
April 6, 2007
Hello Expert,

We want to plant an ever green tree/shrub that grows 6 - 10 feet, need this for privacy and curb appeal.

Can you please suggest / recommend some thing that?s good for where my home is located (75063 ? Zip Code).

Not particular about the flowers, we tried oleander and its dead now may be because of winter.

Thanks for your help

Answer from NGA
April 6, 2007

You need something hardier than oleander. I might suggest the following: dwarf Carolina Cherry Laurel variety 'Bright N Tight' (will need some trimming to keep at 6-10 feet), a juniper that is fairly dwarf and there are many varieties of these plants, dwarf Southern Wax Myrtle, and Dwarf Burford Holly.

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