Trees or shrubs - Knowledgebase Question

Bayville, Ne
Question by Taxmanjerry1
June 18, 2009
What is best (name of plant) to plant in sandy soil to be barrier screen. Want something that is moderate to fast growth, height to 8 or 9 feet, in partial shade. Thank you.

Answer from NGA
June 18, 2009


Hicks Yew will grow fast in shady conditions. Thuja (arborvitae) is also fast growing and tolerant of sun or shade. There are many cultivars - some upright and narrow, some globe shaped. Viburnums are another suggestion. Good luck with your new hedge!

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