I need to replace an overgrown (35yr. old) juniper

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I need to replace an overgrown (35yr. old) juniper

Post by gardeningjoy » Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:36 pm

I live in King George County, VA. I have a hedge that is 35 years old in full sun. The shrubs have grown to 6 feet tall and wide. The end one was encroaching so much into the drive that we had to cut it out. It's companions do provide a nice screen along the yard's border that I want to save but I need a juniper that won't grow as wide but will complete the hedge. It could be in the gray family or green. Do you have a recommendation? Thank you.
Joy Veazey
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Re: I need to replace an overgrown (35yr. old) juniper

Post by lorijones » Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:59 pm

Andre has compiled lists of some of his favorite trees and shrubs for privacy. Here is the list of smaller evergreens for screening: http://www.inthegardenradio.com/v.php?pg=129. There are several junipers listed that might suit your needs.

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Re: I need to replace an overgrown (35yr. old) juniper

Post by gardeningjoy » Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:52 pm

Lori and Andre, Somehow your reply ended up in my Spam file. I just discovered it tonight. Thanks so much for these suggestions. I'll begin looking for them with the hope of planting one :D this spring.
Joy Veazey

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