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Beginner Gardening: Evergreen for 20" space-small root system?

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Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 18, 2012
6:01 AM

Post #9128156

Just removed two Bright N Tight Cherry Laurels from a 20" space between house and driveway.
Need a child/pet friendly replacement. No cedar (allergic). Full afternoon sun, zone is 8 to 8a and should not be a big drinker. Also they will be located against very reflective white painted brick.These shrubs/trees will be on either side of a set of windows and share the space with Big Blue Lirope and daffodils in the spring. Best ideas?


central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 18, 2012
10:44 AM

Post #9128546

Any pics of the area?


United States
(Zone 9b)

May 18, 2012
4:36 PM

Post #9128890

Well, I looked up Dwarf bushes or trees on Google once and found a place that sells dwarf trees, etc. I wound up buying a dwarf Golden Cypress tree or bush. I'm in Florida, have had that small tree now for 2 years, it only grew 2 1/2 inches, lol. Just can't let the soil in the ground become 'bone dry' for too many days for the first year.

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