Looking for Privacy Hedges to block out your neighbor? Our evergreen shrubs are the perfect solution! Instead of building that ugly privacy fence out of wood or plastic, plant a living fence.
Privacy screens can also add value to your home. When it comes time to sell your home, the future buyers will love that they can enjoy their new backyard without the entire neighborhood looking in.
Howardi Ligustrum - this evergreen shrub stands out with a luscious lemon and lime variegation that cannot be beat! New growth emerges a lovely, lemon yellow and as the leaves age the color gradually deepens into a lavish lime. The leaves are thick, shiny, and smooth, not prickly like those of a holly. This stellar shrub is dense and lush. No peeking through this shrub! Perfect for privacy.
Japanese Plum Yew - This shrub has lush, evergreen foliage that looks like miniature palm fronds. This low maintenance shrub makes a lovely hedge. This yew is deer resistant and heat tolerant.
Mugo Pine This evergreen makes a great privacy hedge. The dense foliage is sure to keep out any sights you want to avoid and nosy neighbors from peering in. Plant about 6 feet apart where you would like to have privacy.
Nellie Stevens Holly - If you're looking for a darker green evergreen tree, Hollies work very well. They are compact and will fill out in an area if you just let them grow. Plant your Holly Trees 6-12 feet apart. They will fill in and block off an area for privacy.
Oakland Holly - This low maintenance Holly has soft, emerald green leaves that, yes, do resemble oak leaves! Very similar in size and shape the American Holly, but with a soft texture that won’t catch on your sweater as your walk by. The Oakleaf Holly is perfect for a hedge.
Sky Pencil Holly - Need to screen an area for your garbage containers or an area that is a tight squeeze? The Sky Pencil Holly is the perfect fit. You will need to plant about 1-2 feet apart to build a screen. As far as maintenance, just trim the tops at your desired height.
Steed’s Holly - Naturally lush and pyramidal this evergreen requires minimal maintenance. The small, deep green leaves darken with age and are often compared to boxwood leaves. This tough holly is great as a hedge or screen
Wavy Leaf Ligustrum - If you are looking for an inexpensive, natural privacy fence, this bush is the perfect choice! This Ligustrum is one of the fastest growing evergreen shrubs. It can actually double in size every year capping off at a very manageable 15 feet. This shiny shrub even tolerates heavy pruning if you want to keep it at a certain height.
Wax Myrtle Trees - These privacy trees are great for making a hedge. If you are looking for a large and tall hedge, wax myrtles are the answer. They are very fast growers that will give you privacy within 2 years. Plant your wax myrtles about 3-6 feet apart near your property line. Year after year, keep the sides tidy and lightly prune the tops and you will have a nice privacy hedge.