Evergreens
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What evergreen variety(ies) can you recommend that would grow tall and narrow?

Zone Geneva, IN 46740 | idra_haje001 added on August 3, 2018 | Answered

I would like to create a living fence, and would like to use an evergreen variety that does not spread out, but grows tall and narrow or slender.

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MichiganDot
Answered on August 4, 2018

One very popular choice is Emerald green Arborvitae. There is also a dwarf cultivar of the same. Other choices are sky pencil holly and Jantar cedar, Hikoni cypress and slender Hikoni cypress. I hope one of these meets your needs and soil conditions. If you'll be investing a lot of money in these, spend a few dollars more and get a soil test first. You want your plant to match the soil and you want to amend the soil before planting if you have any deficiencies.

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