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Re: Hedge Question


Jesse, the flowers on E. Manhattan aren't all that great, but I do love the leaves.

I have a book at home called, what else?, The Hedge Book, that might give some other ideas.  I will check.

Kitty
> OH, OH...I think this could be the one!  I'll do some more research.  Thanks 
> Kitty.  You are SO awesome!  Really.
> 
> 
> Jesse Rene' Bell
> Claremore, OK
> Zone 6
> 
> 
> >From: kmrsy@comcast.net
> >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hedge Question
> >Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 18:06:18 +0000
> >
> >How about Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan'. It grows here in Z5, but
> >doesn't really thrive. Perhaps it would do better in Zone 6. Monrovia
> >says:
> >
> >"Makes a fine choice for a sheared hedge, informal screen or espalier.
> >This handsome shrub has a neat formal appearance. Dark green leaves back
> >fall`s attractive pinkish fruit. Evergreen. Full sun. Fast grower to 6
> >to 8 feet tall, 5 feet wide"
> >
> >http://snipurl.com/3de6
> >http://snipurl.com/3de4
> >
> >Kitty
> > > I want it to be about 6-7 feet tall.  It's on the west side of the 
> >house,
> > > gets afternoon sun, but not protected from the wind very much.  I'm in 
> >zone
> > > 6.  I know the Yaupon Holly can be used as a tree or shrub, depending on 
> >how
> > > you trim it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > >From: kmrsy@comcast.net
> > > >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hedge Question
> > > >Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 16:16:55 +0000
> > > >
> > > >Jesse, I don't recall your zone exactly, but have you considered
> > > >Longstalk Holly? Grows to 15 feet and appears to have non-sharp leaves.
> > > >Would that be tall enough for your windbreak hedge?
> > > >
> > > >See it at MOBOT:
> > > >http://snipurl.com/3dbk
> > > >
> > > >What ultimate height are you looking for?
> > > >ooops!  "LSH Best in locations protected from cold winter winds."  
> >Guess it
> > > >wouldn't make a good windbreak.
> > > >
> > > >What ultimate height are you looking for?
> > > >Kitty
> > > > > O.K., I know you all are a WEALTH of information...and I've looked 
> >but
> > > >must
> > > > > confess not diligently because time has not allowed it...but I am
> > > >looking
> > > > > for a shrub that would make a good privacy hedge and windbreak.  I 
> >would
> > > > > like for it to stay green year round (boxwood grows so SLOWLY 
> >though)
> > > >and
> > > > > maybe have some interesting color or flowers.  Any suggestions for a
> > > >FAST
> > > > > growing, easy to establish hedge-type plant?  Thanks.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Jesse R. Bell
> > > > >
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