Fast Growing Privacy Trees
Privacy trees are a true staple piece to many gardens, lawns, and landscapes. Everybody loves having a bit of privacy in their backyard! Whether blocking a noisy neighbor from peeking into your yard, providing a green display of foliage year round with evergreen privacy trees, or adding structure and character in your landscape - fast growing privacy trees have many functions!
Many of our fast growing privacy trees for sale can provide you with the serenity you desire in no time. If you're looking for a super fast growing privacy tree, the Thuja Green Giant can go up to 3-5 feet per year.
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Types of Privacy Trees
Fast growing privacy trees can be divided into two categories: evergreen privacy trees and deciduous privacy trees. Evergreen privacy trees are generally denser and have longer lives than deciduous privacy trees. They will keep their green leaves throughout the year, unlike deciduous trees which will shed their leaves every year when the temperatures start to drop. Check out our Evergreen Privacy Tree Grow Guide.
Fast growing privacy trees and privacy hedges can come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. The mature height and width should be taken into regard before making the plunge. How much space will your privacy tree need?
Each privacy tree has slightly different care so do your research before selecting which tree you want. Check out the Top 5 Trees for Privacy to see which one is right for you.
What Are the Fastest Growing Trees for Privacy
Some of the fastest growing privacy trees include; Thuja Green Giants, Leyland Cypress Trees, and Cryptomeria Radicans.
Privacy Tree Care & Information
How to Plant Privacy Trees
Privacy trees are generally low maintenance and once established require little to no work. Some may require pruning, fertilization, and mulching to survive.Some things do need to be taken into consideration before planting your privacy tree. Have you found your planting site? Does this site have well draining soil, moist soil, sandy soil, or loamy soil? Most privacy trees prefer well draining soil that is kept consistently moist. This is especially important in the first few years of planting to establish a strong and healthy root system. You should also check your planting site for if it is full sun or partial shade. Most privacy trees prefer full sun but some can tolerate shade.
Dig holes that are two times the size of the root ball. Next, fill the hole with new well-draining soil and place your trees in the holes. Lastly, backfill the hole and water your tree, you will want to water your newly planted tree daily for a month to ensure that it becomes established.
Please see our Maple Privacy Tree Grow Guide for more information on where to plant and how to grow one of our more colorful privacy trees.
When to Plant Privacy Trees
The best time to plant privacy trees is in the spring or fall when weather and soil conditions are at their best. Will you be planting your new privacy tree as a single specimen tree or as a privacy fence or screen? Spring or early fall is the best time of year to plant these privacy trees so they have time to grow before the heat of summer or the cold of winter.
Where to Plant Privacy Trees
When planting a new privacy tree be sure to check your checking your zone. You can do this at the top left of our website. To plant mature privacy trees, you will want to first know how far apart to plant them to get the look and privacy you want. Privacy trees can be used in your backyard, at the side of your house, and in your front yard. There are many uses for privacy trees whether it’s for the traditional privacy factor or to reduce outside noise from coming in.
When to Prune Fast Growing Privacy Trees
The best time to prune privacy trees is in late winter or early spring, right after the dormant season. Its good to avoid pruning privacy trees during times of the year when insects are active as it will attract them and cause a pest problem.
How to Prune Fast Growing Privacy Trees
When pruning your privacy trees you will want to cut any dead, diseased, or broken branches.The most important thing to remember when pruning: do not remove too many branches, especially when the tree is young. Keep in mind that the branches help the tree with food production and storage.Once these have been cut out you will want to shape your trees to your liking.
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