selection of tree - Knowledgebase Question

roanoke, Vi
Question by pravan101
March 6, 2009
What kinds of fast growing evergreen trees should I plant for screening?. Need 100 of them . prefer mixing 3or 4 kind.

Answer from NGA
March 6, 2009


There are a number of evergreens you can choose from:
False cypress (Chamaecyparis spp.); Japanese cryptomeria (Cryptomeria japonica);
Leyland cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii); Foster holly (Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri'); Nellie Stevens holly (Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens');
American holly (Ilex opaca); Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa');
Rocky Mountain juniper ( Juniperus scopulorum 'Mountbatten' or 'Skyrocket'); Red cedar (Juniperus virginiana 'Glauca')Hasse magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'Hasse'); Dwarf southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem');
Sweet bay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana); Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera'); Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'); ight
Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana), or Arborvitae.

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