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Evergreen hedges, screens, windbreaks, mass plantings, etc

by F.W. Kelsey Nursery Company

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evergreens,
  • Hedges,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture),
  • Trees,
  • Landscape architectural services,
  • Windbreaks, shelterbelts,
  • Seedlings,
  • Shrubs

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    StatementKelsey Nursery Service
    ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (4 unnumbered pages) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26370082M
    OCLC/WorldCa915084505

      In short, it's perfect for a screen or as part of evergreen landscaping. Leyland cypress Cupressocyparis leylandii is a popular evergreen tree for privacy screens with its columnar shape and year-round color. If the feathery, blue-green foliage doesn't grab you, there are cultivars with yellow, gray, or bright green foliage.   Photinias make for a vibrant hedge or screen. Their new foliage varies between fiery red to bronze and becomes the feature of this plant. It's a medium-fast growing plant that reaches m in height and up to m wide. If not allowed to grow to its natural width, it can appear twiggy due to .

    Box, Buxus sempervirens, is undoubtedly the classic evergreen hedging plant, and for good reason. It has small, rich green leaves and can be clipped into crisp, elegant hedges. Be vigilant for signs of box blight and box tree caterpillar, though, as they can result in the death or defoliation of your box plants. Find shrubs at Lowe's today. Shop shrubs and a variety of lawn & garden products online at

      Evergreen Trees add year-round color and texture to the home landscape. You have a variety of choices from big to small and broadleaf to the needle. You can design just about any look in just about any yard with Evergreen Trees. Create privacy hedges, green screens, windbreaks, sound barriers, and specimens and group plantings. This is one of my all-time favorites. Green Giant Arborvitae can grow feet per year and will make a privacy screen in no time that stays green all year. Plant them at least feet apart to give them room to spread out. We found a few small ones at a local nursery for around $10 a piece and they are almost blocking the neighbor’s house in a few short years.


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Evergreen hedges, screens, windbreaks, mass plantings, etc by F.W. Kelsey Nursery Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

Evergreen windbreaks, evergreen wind screens, evergreen privacy fences and evergreen privacy screens they all mean basically the same thing, and are popular uses for evergreen trees. We often get questions about planting strategies and installation techniques, and here are a few tips to get the best out of your windscreen or privacy fence.

‘Nellie Stevens’ is a popular holly variety for screens and hedging. Evergreen shrubs make a great living fence, but look beyond the common, disease-plagued Leyland cypress. Local garden centers carry many different evergreens suitable for screening and fall and winter are the perfect time to plant them.

Hollies Are Great. In the southeast, hollies are my favorite for a. Leyland Cypress is a fast-growing evergreen plant for a screen or hedge. Evergreen Trees for Screens and Hedges in the Landscape SP (i.e.

Lombardy poplar, white pine) are used for an instant An excellent specimen plant or used in a mass. Provides food and shelter for birds. Many cultivars offer a palette of foliage McGraw-Hill Book File Size: KB. The following table lists both deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs that can be used for screening and windbreaks.

Not all plants are suitable for windbreaks due to the potential for injury from cold or dry wind; plant suitability is specified in the table. More new trees die in landscaping from planting errors than any other cause. You will almost always find this plant on popular hedge plants lists. mass plantings American arborvitae is an upright evergreen with flat sprays of scalelike needles.

'Techny' is among the most popular varieties; it grows 10–15 feet tall, making it a good choice for a hedge or screen. Name: Thuja selections. Zones: 2–7. Evergreen varieties of this hard-working garden shrub (primarily E. japonicus) can Evergreen hedges useful planted as screens and hedges or pruned into small -leafed box-leaf euonymus (E.

japonicus ‘Microphyllus’) is particularly prized for it’s more formal look and delicate green, variegated, or golden are tolerant to heat and unfavorable soil, but can be susceptible to. Plant shrubs a bit closer for a hedge than you would for a single specimen but be careful not to crowd.

Ask at your local garden center for advice regarding your specific plant. While waiting for plants to develop, fill gaps between them with perennials, ornamental grasses or roses.

You can move them later. Living screens and hedges can provide. Figure 1. Emerald Green arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’) grows to 15 ft in height and 3 ft in width, making it a very popular hedge plant for screening. Photo by Charles Brun, WSU. Benefits of Living. Screens & Hedges • Provide privacy • Screen unsightly elements • Buffer against wind.

Medium evergreen shrubs, or shrubs up to 6 feet tall, offer screening foliage all year. Fast-growing species include abelia (Abelia grandiflora), bamboo (Bambusa spp.), banana (Musa spp.), banana shrub (Michelia skinnerian), cape jasmine gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides), Chinese rice paper plant (Tetrapanax papyriferus), euonymus (Euonymus japonicus), Indian azalea (Azalea indica), Pfitzer's.

This medium evergreen will be up to 30 feet tall, plant 15 to 25 feet apart. Arborvitae are a good selection for a smaller windbreak since they grow in a somewhat columnar form. The foliage is dense so you can plant a single row windbreak.

And it takes to shearing well to maintain size or form a hedge. Hedge and screen plants for privacy and beauty. Using plants in your landscape design to create an integrated privacy solution is something to consider.

Incorporating hedge or barrier plants with great texture, form, and color into a successful landscape design involves more than simply arranging plants in a row. Dozens of varieties. Common hedge plants are known as eastern arborvitae and northern whitecedar.

Growth rate: Medium growth rate of feet per year. Grows to total height of feet as a hedge plant. Growing notes: Grows best in planting zones An excellent choice for windbreaks, requires almost no maintenance. A screen planting design shouldn't cost much and an experienced designer will know just the right plants and trees to use for your screen planting.

Staggering: Instead of planting one straight row, consider staggering the plants or trees in a straight or curved line of two rows as shown in the diagram to right. If you are thinking of growing shrubs in zone 6 for a permanent privacy screen or windbreak, think evergreens.

One evergreen classic for hedges is arborvitae (Thuja spp). It looks like a lush Christmas tree with its fan-like evergreen foliage, offering year-round privacy and wildlife shelter. Timing: The best time to plant hedge material is in Spring for evergreens and Fall for deciduous plants.

A healthy hedge will take 2 ­3 years to fill in before you get a dense screen. Bamboo will be the same if clumps are planted 5’ apart. Planting: We encourage planting in the. Plant shrubs a bit closer for a hedge than you would for a single specimen but be careful not to crowd.

Ask at your local garden center for advice regarding your specific plant. While waiting for plants to develop, fill gaps between them with perennials, ornamental grasses or. Makes a great specimen planting, group planting, or even a screen / windbreak. Canaan Fir is a beautiful, rugged evergreen with dark green glossy needle foliage and purplish gray cones that are held upright on sturdy branches.

Canaan Fir is a beautiful, rugged evergreen with dark green glossy needle foliage and purplish gray cones that are held upright on sturdy branches.

Makes a great specimen planting, group planting, or even a screen / windbreak   In evergreen landscaping, yews are often used as hedges and foundation plantings.

The dark green foliage and colorful red berries are a welcome sight in winter, and birds love the shelter of yews, too. Light: Full sun, part sun, or shade.

Water: Plant in well-drained or dry soil (yew trees can't tolerate soggy soil) Size: Up to 50 feet tall. Whether you live in the snowy North or the sunny South, evergreens provide year-round color, texture, and are thousands of types of evergreen bushes in every imaginable height, shape, and color—and while they tolerate a wide range of conditions, be sure to choose the right plant for the right place so yours will thrive.

First, make sure the evergreen shrub is suited to your. Planting hedges and low bushes around the house is a perfect option for low screening. For tall shrubs and other fast-growing plant species, pruning may be necessary.

If you want to clip them, remember to keep the top of the hedge narrower than the base.Evergreen hedging plants – Evergreen hedges are primarily grown for year round privacy but they also provide attractive barriers to both noise and pollution and make excellent windbreaks giving shelter to wildlife and of course to the garden.

Evergreen hedging is a softer more gentle way of providing a private screen for your property and are much less likely to get damaged in harsher. Our experienced team at TreeWorks can order and plant your hedges at any height to create instant privacy.

We have extensive tree planting expertise and regularly work with the ACT Government, the National Capital Authority, and at rural and domestic sites around Canberra, Yass, Bungendore, Jerrabomberra, Sutton etc. Give us a call on if you would like us to hedge .