LEYLAND CYPRESS EVERGREEN

PRIVACY SCREENING / HEDGE

Exceptionally erect, staked in 5 gallon pots, about 3 ft. tall, very well shaped

$30 or 4for $100

The Leyland Cypress is America's most planted privacy tree for a reason. For starters, this amazing tree grows up to 3 to 5 feet each year, boasts feathery soft, lush foliage, and is drought tolerant. Strength & beauty in one. Well-known for their iconic upright silhouettes, Leyland Cypresses grow amazingly fast and thicken up to create a solid wall. Their textured foliage is soft to the touch - no unpleasant thorns or prickly leaves. Plus, it stays green year-round, giving you complete privacy. Plant 4 to 6 feet apart if you want complete privacy within about 2 years. It gives you a dense, living wall, screen, or border. It blocks unwanted sights and reduces neighborhood noise. Best of all, these fast growers are adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions, even sand and clay. They do well in varied climate conditions and make an excellent wind break as they provide a dense barrier with good color all 12 months of the year. With Leyland Cypress you will have hardy, vibrant trees that will give you the fastest growth and quickest possible evergreen privacy screen. Though Leyland Cypress grows rapidly, it is easily pruned to your desired shape and height. USDA Zones 6 – 10

ARBORVITAE ‘EMERALD GREEN’

Just arrived: 150 full, bushy, and lush green bushes

7 Gallon Pots, Plants about 4 1/2 feet tall - $35 or 2 for $60

Emerald Green Arborvitae hedge is popular for the way it screens and provides year-round privacy. In the Portland area it grows to about 15 feet tall by 4 feet wide. For a dense privacy screen plant 3 feet apart center to center. Emerald Green will grow about 1 foot per year, nearly straight up. The evergreen foliage stays thick from ground level to top, with a luxurious green color. Emerald Green Arborvitae provides optimum density and needs minimal pruning (at most once a year in June) making it the most easy-care type of Arborvitae. It grows best in full sun and is very hardy. Zones 3 – 8.