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Screening shrubs that grow fast (do you recognize this one?)

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catbasilio Fri 18-Mar-16 16:17:31

Hello, I am looking to have a line of thick / evergreen shrubs in front of my living room window to block the view of cars parked on the road.
I currently have a line of small ligustrum and pyracantha which I don't feel suits at all (I planted it but it feels wrong).

I feel this shrub may be suitable (the tall one) as I have seen it growing fast at neighbours, but does anyone recognized what it is?

Unremarkable Wed 23-Mar-16 09:26:46

It might be a Euonymus - but I have to admit can't really tell from the pic. Just didn't want your post to go unanswered really.

GrassyBottom Wed 23-Mar-16 14:01:29

Bay or Laurel?

redcaryellowcar Wed 23-Mar-16 14:28:29

I'm not sure what this is but Portuguese laurel might be something to look at? Good for hedging and a bit nicer to look at than regular laurel?

Maryz Wed 23-Mar-16 14:38:14

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

catbasilio Thu 24-Mar-16 12:59:07

Thank you! After a closer look to the plant in my photo, I came to a conclusion that it is Euonymus with yellow margins, but for some reasons only few branches are with the margins and the rest is simply green. And I want simply rich green plant.

I went to a local nursery and found that I loved loved the look of griselinia!! and just going to measure up and go back to buy it.

8 ligustrum ovaliorum and 4 orange pyracanthas will have to go. Anyone want it for free? (postcode CR0...)

Maryz Thu 24-Mar-16 13:02:18

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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